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Field Guide To Wild Flowers Of South Africa

Author : John Manning
ISBN : 9781775846758
Genre : Nature
File Size : 23.71 MB
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This fully updated edition of Field Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa covers more than 1,100 species of flora, focusing on the most common, conspicuous and ‘showy’ plants around the region. An informative introduction discusses plant diversity, vegetation types, and includes a key to identifying plant groups. The species descriptions follow and each is accompanied by: a vivid photograph; a distribution map showing range, and an indication of the plant’s flowering season. This invaluable, up-to-date guide provides the tools and information needed to identify flowering plants across South Africa. Written by an expert in the field; fully updated edition; facilitates identification of wild flowers around South Africa; glorious full-colour photographs of each species; key to plant families for easy ID.
Category: Nature

Field Guide To The Wild Flowers Of The Highveld

Author : Braam Van Wyk
ISBN : UOM:39015049981544
Genre : Science
File Size : 78.71 MB
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This field guide focuses on the wild flowers of the Highveld and surrounding areas. Designed as a practical identification handbook, it aims to help nature-lovers in the field identify the various wild flowers they encounter. The 763 species described in this book are divided into six colour groups, so that colour is the first clue to the flower's identity. Within the colour group the species are organized into families, each defined by its diagnostic characters. Flowers occurring in more than one colour group can be found in each relevant group.
Category: Science

Field Guide To Wild Flowers Of Southern Europe

Author : Paul Davies
ISBN : UOM:39015041764997
Genre : Nature
File Size : 65.80 MB
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This identification guide describes many of the plants of Spain, Portugal, southern France, Italy, and Malta. Superb color photographs, line-drawings, and a clear concise text describe 1,200 species that can be found in the region. Detailed descriptions enable easy identification. There is also information on habitat, distribution and flowering time, and excellent coverage of the more conspicuous species including every species of orchid found in the area.
Category: Nature

Pocket Guide To Wildflowers Of South Africa

Author : Braam van Wyk
ISBN : 9781775843511
Genre : Nature
File Size : 54.2 MB
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Pocket Guide: Wild Flowers of South Africa covers some 260 flowers representing all of the region’s major vegetation types: Accounts are conveniently organised by flower colour. Key ID features are supplied for each flower, as well as interesting facts. A photograph and distribution map accompany each species. Includes common and conspicuous plants as well as some alien species that are naturalized in the region. This book showcases some of the region’s diverse, strikingly beautiful floral splendours.
Category: Nature

Field Guide To Trees Of Southern Africa

Author : Braam van Wyk
ISBN : 9781775841043
Genre : Science
File Size : 32.98 MB
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This comprehensively updated and expanded edition of the region’s best-selling field guide to trees offers much, much more than the highly successful first 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 field. 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.
Category: Science

Wild Flowers Of Southeast Botswana

Author : Gwithie Kirby
ISBN : 9781775841357
Genre : Nature
File Size : 78.31 MB
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Review by Alexander McCall Smith: “The beauty of Botswana’s wild flowers is something that always strikes the visitor to that beguiling country. These plants, though, have all the subtlety and delicacy of dry-land vegetation. They are not always obvious and dramatic; they may be tucked away and visible only when one gets up close. Gwithie Kirby’s Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana is a magnificent introduction to these beautiful plants. This is a book that anybody who visits Botswana will surely treasure.” Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana features 332 of the most common wild flower species occurring in the region. The species have been grouped into nine sections based on the predominant colour of the flower, and a quick visual guide is provided for quickly locating them. Each species account features simple descriptions of the plant, its leaves, flowers and fruit, as well as attractive colour photographs, icons and simple leaf drawings. A nod to the cultural significance of each flower is provided via inclusion of Setswana common names, as well as a ‘Notes’ box, in which the traditional uses of the plants are provided.
Category: Nature

Wild Flowers Of Kenya And Northern Tanzania

Author : Anne Powys
ISBN : 1775842452
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"The first of a new-format series on East African natural history, this book on the wild flowers of the region will be structured according to flower colour to aid identification, and will present two species per page, covering approximately 250 different species. Aside from identification features, the text will cover typical habitat and plant uses in East Africa. Distribution maps will accompany each entry."

A Photographic Guide To Wild Flowers Of South Africa

Author : Braam Van Wyk
ISBN : 1868723909
Genre : Nature
File Size : 21.25 MB
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The flowers are grouped according to floral colouring (sections are therefore colour coded), and concise information on the flowers is focused on identification in the field. The authoritative text, by a leading expert, also features interesting historical, medicinal and cultural facts about the flowers described. A distribution map of each flower is featured in conjunction with the textual entries and two pages of diagrams are further aids to easy identification of flowers by leaf and flower types and parts.
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The Wildlife Of Southern Africa

Author : Vincent Carruthers
ISBN : 9781775844648
Genre : Nature
File Size : 48.23 MB
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A field guide to the wildlife of southern Africa, describing over 2,000 plants and animals, with accurate illustrations in full colour. This book has been a trusted fi eld companion for many years. Comprehensively updated, it now features range maps for most groups. The chapters are colour-coded for easy reference, and diagnostic features appear in bold type within the descriptions. Each chapter is written by a leading expert in the field. All the main plant and animal groups are covered: Lower invertebrates, Spiders and other arachnids, Insects, Freshwater fishes, Frogs, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Grasses, sedges, ferns and fungi, Wild flowers, Trees
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