By: A Beatrice Hazell (Illustrator), E Ritter (Illustrator), D Barclay (Illustrator), Herbert Tucker (Author)
52 pages, colour illustrations
This vintage book contains a guide to various South African wild flowers. For each flower dealt with there is a beautiful illustration as well as a small verse of poetry and botanical notes. Only the most well-known and beautiful varieties have been chosen in order to create an interest in the subject. Highly recommended for novice botanists and those with an interest in wild flowers. Contents include: "Antholyza lucidor", "Erica mammosa", "Disa uniflora", "Richardia africana", "Rochea coccinea", "Amaryllis belladonna", "Protea cynaroides", "Leucospermum conocarpum", "Neriné sariensis", "Protea lepidocarpodendron", "Protea mellifera", "Protea speciosa", "Watsonia angusta", "Watsonia meriana", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. South African Wild Flowers is now republished in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with its original artwork and text. Illustrations by A. Beatrice Hazell, E. Ritter and D. Barclay.
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