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Featuring over 700 southern African succulents - low-maintenance, waterwise plants to inspire sensible gardening. Family keys, species accounts, photographs and distribution maps enable accurate ID.

Author: Estrela Figueiredo

Publisher: Field Guides

ISBN: 177584367X

Category: Nature

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Southern Africa is the natural home of the richest and most diverse succulent flora in the world. These plants come in all shapes and sizes, from trees, such as the baobab at more than 20 m tall, to miniature soil huggers, just a few millimetres high, which mimic their pebble-desert surroundings. This user-friendly field guide features more than 700 southern African succulents, focusing on the most interesting and commonly encountered species. An introduction to families and their key features will help readers identify the relevant group, and concise accounts describing the plants' diagnostic features will enable quick identification of species. Entries are well supported by colour photographs and distribution maps. More than just an ID guide for plant lovers, this book will inspire gardeners and landscapers in search of low-maintenance, waterwise solutions for cultivation.
2017-12-19 By Estrela Figueiredo

Featuring 250 of the region’s most common and interesting succulents, this is an accessible, user-friendly guide to identifying these increasingly popular plants.

Author: Gideon Smith

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 9781920544188

Category: Nature

Page: 136

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Featuring 250 of the region’s most common and interesting succulents, this is an accessible, user-friendly guide to identifying these increasingly popular plants. Colour photographs vividly portray all the species covered. Authoritative text describes key identification features, and distribution maps show the occurrence of each species in southern Africa. This guide will have wide appeal both to naturalists and to the gardening public who, increasingly, are on the lookout for indigenous, low-maintenance and waterwise plants.
2011-11-05 By Gideon Smith

More than just an ID guide for plant lovers, this book will inspire gardeners who are turning to indigenous, low-maintenance and waterwise plants for cultivation.

Author: Gideon Smith

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 9781775843689

Category: Nature

Page: 424

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Southern Africa is the natural home of the richest and most diverse succulent flora in the world. These plants come in all shapes and sizes, from trees such as the baobab at more than 20 m tall, to miniature soil huggers, just a few millimetres high, which mimic their pebble-desert surroundings. This user-friendly, richly illustrated field guide features more than 700 southern African succulents, focusing on the most interesting and commonly encountered species. An introduction to families and their key features will help readers identify the relevant plant group, while concise accounts describing the plants’ diagnostic features, along with distribution maps, will enable quick ID of species. More than just an ID guide for plant lovers, this book will inspire gardeners who are turning to indigenous, low-maintenance and waterwise plants for cultivation.
2017-08-11 By Gideon Smith

Sasol First Field Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa is a fascinating guide to the succulents of the region.

Author: John Manning

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 9781431702619

Category: Nature

Page: 57

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Sasol First Field Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa is a fascinating guide to the succulents of the region. Full-colour photographs, distribution maps and easy-to-read text will help the beginner and budding naturalist to identify the more common succulents found in southern Africa, discover where they occur and learn about their unique features.
2011-11-24 By John Manning

Author: John C. Manning

Publisher:

ISBN: 1775846334

Category: Succulent plants

Page: 57

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2018 By John C. Manning

A field guide to succulents of southern Africa

Author: John Manning

Publisher:

ISBN: 1868726010

Category: Succulent plants

Page: 57

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This series of natural history field guides has been developed in the hope that young people and anyone with a budding interest in natural history will take up the challenge to learn the secrets of Southern Africa's fascinating fauna and flora.
2001-01 By John Manning

Aside from proffering a wealth of information on the plants themselves, this book offers the reader useful advice on places to visit and which routes to follow throughout each region, in order to fully appreciate each area's succulent ...

Author: Ernst Van Jaarsveld

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924085798282

Category: Succulent plants

Page: 144

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South Africa has been divided into 16 geographical regions, each with its own succulent gems highlighted and illustrated. Aside from proffering a wealth of information on the plants themselves, this book offers the reader useful advice on places to visit and which routes to follow throughout each region, in order to fully appreciate each area's succulent diversity. The 20 hand-painted plates and the photographs beautifully illustrate this complex and interesting ecological grouping of plants, and the regions in which they grow.

Author: Robin Frandsen

Publisher:

ISBN: 0620749555

Category: Succulent plants

Page: 495

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2017 By Robin Frandsen

Author: Doreen Court

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ISBN: MSU:31293030845527

Category: Botany

Page: 224

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1981 By Doreen Court

Durban: Botanical Society of South Africa. Coates-Palgrave, M. Trees of southern Africa. 3rd edition. Cape Town: Struik Nature. Joffe, P. 2012. Creative gardening with indigenous plants: a South African guide. 2nd edition.

Author: Glenice Ebedes

Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa

ISBN: 9781775844594

Category: Gardening

Page: 168

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This handy pocket guide introduces local gardening enthusiasts to some of southern Africa’s most beautiful, beneficial and easy-to-care-for indigenous plants, giving guidance on how best to use them and how to ensure that they flourish. It offers: a selection of 145 garden-friendly, low-maintenance trees, shrubs and bedding plants perfectly adapted to our local soils and weather conditions, text that’s direct and simple, Full-colour photographs that show plant details and ‘in context’ planting, Icons indicating at a glance whether a species is evergreen or deciduous, frost-hardy, suitable for a sunny or shaded position, fast or slow-growing, water wise, fragrant and attractive to insects or birds. An essential handbook for easy-care beautiful gardening.
2017-03-10 By Glenice Ebedes