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Photo Guide to Trees of Southern Africa

Field / Identification Guide

By: Braam van Wyk, Piet van Wyk and Ben-Erik van Wyk

360 pages, 900 photos

Briza Publications

Paperback | Apr 2009 | Edition: 2 | #178909 | ISBN-13: 9781920217044
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NHBS Price: £22.95 $28/€26 approx

About this book

Identification and reference guide to 300 of the more common tree species in Southern Africa, both native and naturalised.

Features of this edition include:

*Descriptive accounts highlighting the most important field identification characters.
*Full-colour photographs illustrating growth form, flowers, fruit and bark of the various species.
*Up-to-date distribution maps showing the range of each species in southern Africa.
*Information on habitat preference of each species and uses by man.
*Reference to similar and closely related species and how they can be distinguished.
*Introductory chapters on biomes and trees; fruit trees; furniture and craftwork; firewood; medicinal and poisonous trees; trees and animals; architecture of trees; identifying trees.

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