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Field guide to fynbos

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Field guide to fynbos

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Field guide to fynbos by John Manning
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The southwestern Cape is home to one of the world's richest floras. From an estimated 7,000 species of true fynbos, "Field Guide to Fynbos" covers over 1,000 species of this flora, focusing on the most common and conspicuous wild flowers, with an emphasis on OEshowy1 species, or those that are most likely to be encountered. Each species, with common name/s where known, is accompanied by: a vivid photograph, distribution map, comparisons with similar species where applicable, and notes on traditional uses.For the first time, non-botanists have a real chance of accurately identifying a significant proportion of the Cape's fynbos species, making this an indispensable guide.

Author Biography

JOHN MANNING is a botanist at the SA National Biodiversity Institute in Cape Town. He is a world authority on the Iris and Hyacinth families, has written many popular and scientific papers and magazine articles and is known for his flower illustrations and photographer. He has authored and co-authored a range of southern African wild flower guides. His awards include the Botanical Society of South Africa Marloth Medal (2005) and the University of KwaZulu-Natal Convocation Award for Outstanding Contribution to Science, Industry and Technology (2006). COLIN PATERSON-JONES is a natural history photographer with a special interest in photographing southern Africa1s wild flowers, and their interaction in nature with birds, animals and insects. He has written and illustrated a number of books, and was awarded the Botanical Society of South Africa1s first Percy Sergeant Award for his outstanding contribution in the field of botanical photography.
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2007
Country of Publication
South Africa
Imprint
Struik Publishers
Pages
508
Dimensions
150x210x30
ISBN-13
9781770072657
Product ID
1977596

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