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Namaqualand: A Succulent Desert

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By: Richard Cowling and Shirley Pierce
156 pages, Col photos throughout
Publisher: Fernwood Press
Namaqualand: A Succulent Desert
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  • Namaqualand: A Succulent Desert ISBN: 9781874950417 Hardback Dec 1999 Out of Print #100745
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Illustrated with stunning colour photographs by Colin Paterson-Jones, the text reveals intriguing details of how plants survive a range of adverse conditions, highlighting extraordinary facets of the plants' reproduction, including intricate relationships with insect pollinators. Some 3000 diverse plant species exist in this unusual landscape, representing a botanical marvel to rival the fynbos of the famed Cape Floral Kingdom.

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What is Namaqualand?; an ancient desert; the explorers; plants and patterns; coping; reproduction; survival.

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Out of Print
By: Richard Cowling and Shirley Pierce
156 pages, Col photos throughout
Publisher: Fernwood Press
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