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Wild flowers of South Africa

Wild flowers of South Africa

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Published by C. Struik in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Wild flowers -- South Africa -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 128.

      Statementapproved by the National Botanic Gardens of South Africa, Kirstenbosch.
      ContributionsNational Botanic Gardens of South Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK396 .W54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3810656M
      ISBN 100869771361
      LC Control Number81117610

      Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wild flowers of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik, (OCoLC) Document Type. South Africa's varied landscape is home to s shrubs and herbs, a large number of which bear flowers of intricate and often stunning beauty. This field guide covers more than 1, species, focusing on the most common, conspicuous and ‘showy.

      This is an excerpt from the guide: Problem plants and alien weeds of South Africa, by Clive Bromilow. Title: Problem Plants and Alien Weeds of Southern Africa Authors: Clive Bromilow Publisher: Briza Publications Pretoria, South Africa ISBN / ISBN Hardcover, 17 x 24 cm, pages, throughout colour photographs. Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader. Go to Google Play Now» Medicinal Plants of South Africa Ben-Erik Van Wyk, Bosch Van Oudtshoorn, Nigel Gericke Snippet view -

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By B-E. van Wyk, B. van.About this Item: Trustees of the Wild Flowers of the Transvaal Book Fund, Johannesburg, Hardcover.

Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Cythna Letty was one of South Africa's greatest botanical artists.

This book contains color plates of her illustrations of wild flowers native to the Transvaal.