Mountain FlowersA Field Guide to the Flora of the Drakensberg and Lesotho

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ISBN9780620302216 Barcode9780620302216
Overview
Whether you are in the Drakensberg foothills or in the rarefied air of the summit, this book will provide a handy guide to the rich variety of plants which are found on the highest mountains of southern Africa. Designed to be a light weight, easy-to-use field guide, the book

Whether you are in the Drakensberg foothills or in the rarefied air of the summit, this book will provide a handy guide to the rich variety of plants which are found on the highest
mountains of southern Africa. Designed to be a light weight, easy-to-use field guide, the book

includes:
• More than 1000 plant species
• Over 1300 colour photographs
• Margin leaf and flower drawings
• Distribution maps

• Colour coding of flowers and shrubs
• Separate sections on trees, ferns and grasses
• Medicinal and other uses
• Scientific and common names

Dr Else Pooley

Elsa Pooley, author of The Complete Field Guide to Trees of Natal, Zululand & Transkei (1993) and A Field Guide to Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal & the Eastern Region (1998) is a practical botanist with more than 30 years experience in the field. Originally based in the game reserves of Zululand,

her research has included pioneering work on the traditional use of plants by the people of Maputaland. A skilled botanical artist whose work has been widely exhibited, her knowledge and versatility bridges the divide between the popular and the academic.

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Dimensions 26.8 x 18.0 x 2.0 cm
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PublisherFlora and Fauna Publications Trust Publication Date01/04/2003

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