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Orchids of South Africa: A Field Guide

Field / Identification Guide

By: Steve Johnson(Author), Benny Bytebier(Author), Herbert Stärker(Illustrator)

536 pages, 2500 colour photos, colour distribution maps

Random House Struik

Paperback | May 2015 | #222330 | ISBN-13: 9781775841395
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £19.99 $28/€23 approx

About this book

Orchids of South Africa is the first field guide to local orchids to be published in over 30 years, and presents the nearly 500 orchid species found in the region, including Lesotho and Swaziland. A comprehensive roundup of orchids in their natural habitat, Orchids of South Africa features multiple photos for each species, distribution maps, flowering time-bars, and succinct text, enabling sure identification of these fascinating plants.

An illustrated introduction discusses orchid structure, ecology and conservation status. Informative, colourful and easy-to-use, Orchids of South Africa is the authoritative update enthusiasts have been waiting for.

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