A beautifully illustrated guide to 107 plants and some of the butterflies, birds and mammals found in forests of South Africa. The text provides notes on the plants, utilization and gardening, as well as scientific and common names in local languages.
This is the first in a series of books which will provide an easy introduction to the plants and main animals of the biomes. It is profusely illustrated and has both educational and popular appeal. Educationists and the general public should welcome this book. With the easy style of Elsa Pooley's best selling field guides to Trees and Wild Flowers of KZN, also Mountain Flowers of the Drakensberg and Lesotho, Forest Plants will provides a great introduction to the world of plants and will be a wonderful memento for tourists.
Ferns; understorey shrubs; epiphytes; orchids; trees.