Trees of Southern Africa PDF ePub eBook

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Trees of Southern Africa free pdf This comprehensively updated and expanded edition of the region's best-selling ?eld guide to trees offers much, much more than the highly successful ?rst edition. Fully updated text (including additional species entries) and distribution maps, numerous new photographs and a new 87-page section of full-tree photographs makes this well-loved guide even more indispensable in the ?eld. Southern Africa has a rich variety of tree species, with an estimated 2 100 indigenous species and more than 100 naturalised aliens. Field guide to trees of Southern Africa describes and illustrates more than 1 000 of these, focusing on trees that are the most common and most likely to be encountered. Species are logically arranged in 43 groups based on easy-to-observe leaf and stem features, and each account is illustrated by full-colour photographs of the plant's diagnostic parts. The text also touches on the practical uses of the plants.

About Braam van Wyk

Braam van Wyk gained his doctorate from the University of Pretoria, where he has been a lecturer since 1977. He is currently Professor of Botany and Curator of the H.G.W.J. Schweickerdt Herbarium. His books include Photographic Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa (Struik, 2000) and How to Identify Trees in Southern Africa (Struik, 2007). Piet van Wyk (1931-2006) was a graduate of Potchefstroom University, and worked as a biologist with the Kruger National Park's research team. Among his published works are Field Guide to the Trees of the Kruger National Park (Struik, 1984) and How to Identify Trees in Southern Africa (Struik, 2007).

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Author : Braam van Wyk
Publisher : Struik Nature
Data Published : 05 October 2012
ISBN : 1770079114
EAN : 9781770079113
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 732 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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