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Aloes in Southern Africa

Field / Identification GuideHandbook / Manual

By: Gideon Smith and Braam van Wyk

136 pages, Col photos, illus

Random House Struik

Paperback | Apr 2008 | #172157 | ISBN-13: 9781770074620
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $18/€17 approx

About this book

This is a book that examines the Aloe family from various angles: What are aloes - biology and ecology: growth forms; how they grow; reproduction, etc; How old are these plants; Aloes in the environment (fire; cold; aridity, etc); How to recognise aloes; Distribution and habitats with directory of common aloes by region (bushveld, arid west, fynbos, thicket, east coast, grassland); Uses of aloes; and, Aloes in the garden.

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