Field Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa

Publicado por Struik Publishers

South Africa, together with Lesotho and Swaziland, encompasses habitats that range from montane to semidesert and fynbos to subtropical forest. This varied landscape is home to some 19,000 shrubs and herbs, a large number of which bear flowers of intricate and often stunning beauty.

Covers more than 1,100 species, focusing on the most common and conspicuous plants in the region. In addition to easy to use keys that guide the user to the correct plant family, each species description includes common names where applicable, a colour photograph, a distribution map and an indication of the flowering season.