Series: Flowering Plants of Africa Volume: 60
By: Gillian S Condy (Illustrator), Tamlin Blake (Contributor), Angela Beaumont (Contributor), Auriol Batten (Contributor), Elsa Pooley (Contributor), Sibonelo Chiliza (Contributor)
139 pages, 20 plates with colour illustrations; b/w photos, b/w distribution maps, tables
This issue includes, among others, a new species of Hypoxis and a new subspecies of Ledebouria ovatifolia, an Ornithogalum from sheer cliff faces in the Eastern Cape, a beautiful yellow arum lily, two gingers called Siphonochilus kirkii and Costus afer, the parasite Viscum crassulae and the mangrove Bruguiera gymnorrhiza. Also included are two pelargoniums and Stenostelma umbelluliferum, which was re-discovered after more than 100 years. The botanical art is mainly the work of SANBI resident artist, Gillian Condy; other artists contributing to this issue are Tamlin Blake, Angela Beaumont, Auriol Batten, Elsa Pooley and Sibonelo Chiliza. There is a guide for authors and artists and an index to species.
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