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African Plants

-  Our South African Flora
100 cigarette cards, plus 8 additional colour plates, mounted in an album, with brief information about SA plants 100 pages. 1941 10 x 8
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Rather worn, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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Adams -  Wild Flowers of the Northern Cape
Approx 150 pages illustrating 173 species with attractive colour paintings, mostly one to a page. 1976 8 ½ x 5 ½
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
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Anon -  Some Protected Wild Flowers of the Cape Province
244 charming colour reproductions of paintings. The 1967 version of the book with additional plates. 5 ½ x 4 ¼
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , The hardbound edition, with no DW (as published?), Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: No dust jacket as published, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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View larger image of 'Haworthia Revisited'Bayer -  Haworthia Revisited
The start of his latest revision (there are now four updates as well) is a superbly produced book, very well illustrated with colour photos and distribution maps, and includes extracts from his 1976 and 1982 books. 250 pages 1999 10 ½ x 8 ½
 
Cover: Hardback
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)45.00
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Bayer, Bruce -  Molecular phylogenetics Treutlein et al, Alooideae-Asphodelaceae and the genera thereof, What should we learn from history? and H. limifolia v. arcana
A compendium of articles including a 16 page reprint of Molecular phylogenetics from Taxon. 8 colour photos. 44 A4 pages.
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Berger, Alwin -  Stapelieen und Kleinien
Keys, detailed descriptions and sketches. German 1910 7 ¼ x 5 ¼ 433 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Split to the inner binding but intact. Genrally good for its age but with inevitable wear over the years., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)75.00
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Bohnen -  Flowering Plants of the Southern Cape
80 full pages colour plates of composite botanical paintings illustrate the plants in a most attractive manner with concise descriptions and distribution information. 1986 12 x 8 ¼ 92 pages
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: Slight blister to laminate on back cover, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Bolus & Barclay & Steer -  A Second Book of South African Flowers
Gives a great deal of information on a wide range of SA plants in a character book of the 30’s. 214 pages with about 40 colour and 40 b&w plates. 1936 9 ¾ x 7 ½
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Quite a worn and faded cover and no dust jacket as published, Second hand book – please see important information
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Bornman, Chris -  Welwitschia
Quite a serious look at this most charismatic of succulent plants, looking at their classification, botany and ecology, illustrated with quite a lot of colour photos. English and Afrikaans. 1978 9 ¾ x 9 ½ 71 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
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View larger image of 'Flowering Plants of Africa'Botanic Research Institute -  Flowering Plants of Africa
The long running series, originally "Flowering Plants of South Africa", published in South Africa which features native plants and illustrated with fine botanical art. Publication has recently been sporadic, and the makeup of the volumes has changed over the years. 11 x 7 ½
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Index to volumes 1 - 49, , New
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: Volume 50 part 2 1989 - includes 2 Aloes, 2 Tylecodons and Pelargonium ellaphieae, Some wear to cover, New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: Volume 51 part 2 1991 - includes one Plectranthus and one Pelargonium, Some wear to cover, New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: Volume 53 1994 - 101 pages including one Brachystelma, one Aloe, Decarya madagascariensis and one Gasteria, Some wear to cover, New
Price: £(GBP)26.00
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: Volume 54 1995 - 103 pages including 7 Sarcocaulons, 2 Pelargoniums, one Haworthia and one Poellnitzia, Some wear, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: Volume 55 1997 111 pages including 2 Aloes, two Gasterias, One Haworthia, one Lachenalia, one Brachystelma and one Plectranthus., Some wear to cover, New
Price: £(GBP)26.00
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Brown & Tischer & Karsten -  Mesembryanthema
A classic of it time on the Mesembs, with many B&W photos, and descriptions in English, German and Dutch along with an introduction to their cultivation and ecology. 1931 10 x 7 ½ 323 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: No dust wrapper - as published? - and page edges somewhat marked but pages themsleves gernerally good, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)50.00
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Carr, J D -  The South African Acacias
Describes the 43 then accepted species grouped under the authors own practical system. Many black and white photos and sketches illustrate the species, along with 8 pages of colour photos. 1976 10 ½ x 8 ¼ 323 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight brown marks to the edge of the pages, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)40.00
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Carter -  Flora Zambesiaca.Vol. 12, Part 3
Detailed descriptions of 53 species of Aloe. 22 graphic plates 2001 9 x 6 106 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Carter, Susan -  New Succulent Spiny Euphorbias from East Africa
A somewhat technical volume, with detailed descriptions and many sketches. 1982 9 ¾ x 6 118 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Sign by author, Edges of cover quite faded, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)8.00
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View larger image of 'Common Wild Flowers of Table Mountain & Silvermine'Clarke & Mackenzie -  Common Wild Flowers of Table Mountain & Silvermine
After initial information on the area including walking advice, over 250 flowers are covered with concise description and colour photo, 3 to a page. 2013 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 120 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: ,  (RRP £10), New
Price: £(GBP)8.50
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Codd editor -  Bothalia volume VIII May 1966 Supplement 1
Articles which will have a wider appeal are the flowers on the new decimal coins and their development, Dyer on “Field work is not all fun” relating collecting Cycads, a profile of Leslie Charles Leach and vegetative propagation of Proteaceae and Ericaceae. 1966 9 ½ x 7 ¼ 69 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Cover somewhat worn, Second hand book – please see important information
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View larger image of 'Lithops Second Edition'Cole -  Lithops Second Edition
The updated edition of their classic book on Lithops is all you would expect from the authors and publisher. The 368 pages have 643 colour pictures which positively glow, including many of the habitats (a major addition to the first edition) as well as the new taxa and colour variants, 6 distribution maps, identification botanical key, Lithops locality data up to C-406, and taxa descriptions updated to 2003. A worthy successor to the now classic original edition, which it eclipses. Size 20 x 29 cm, hard cover in cloth, thread-bound, full colour laminated dust jacket. 2005
 
Cover: Hardback
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Price: £(GBP)225.00
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View larger image of 'Aloes of Uganda: A field guide'Cole & Forrest -  Aloes of Uganda: A field guide
After introductory sections including conservation and cultural and medicinal uses the 24 recognised species and subspecies are each described along with other information on the plant and habitat, plus a distribution map and well illustrated with photos of the habitat, plant and flowers. 2017 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 174 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)25.00
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View larger image of 'Succulent Flora of Southern Africa - second edition'Court, Doreen -  Succulent Flora of Southern Africa - second edition
The second edition of this classic book, which describes seven major families of succulent plants to be found in Southern Africa, and then by genus and describes many species grouped geographically and by closely related specie. 48 pages of colour photos complement a number of B&W photos in the text. . 2000 11 ¼ x 8 300 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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Courtenay-Latimer et al -  Flowering Plants of the Tsitsikama Forest and Coastal National Park
64 plates of paintings, plus descriptive notes. 136 pages. 1967. 7 ¾ x 5 ¾
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Poor copy with knocked corner and marked and discoloured cover but the contents are fine., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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View larger image of 'East of the Cape - Conserving Eden'Cowling & Pearce -  East of the Cape - Conserving Eden
Fernwood Press’s final natural history book continued their tradition of producing well researched and attractive books on interesting subjects. In this one the area covered is the meeting point of 6 of Africa’s biomes – Forest, Grassland, Savannah, Nama-Karoo, Succulent Karoo and Fynbos on the south eastern coast astride the border between the summer and winter rainfall areas. Those who have been down the Garden Route will have travelled through it. It has been neglected until recently in spite of its incredible diversity of plant and animal life at the meeting of these biomes, as well as its own speciality – “Thicket”. The book looks at all aspects of the natural history and the peoples of the area, how it developed and how it can be conserved for the future. Deserves to be as well known as their other books on Fynbos, Namaqualand, Table Mountain ..... Took some tracking down to get hold of it – and was well worth the effort. 2009 12 x 9 ¼ 168 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)30.00
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View larger image of 'Namaqualand - a succulent desert'Cowling & Pierce & Patterson-Jones -  Namaqualand - a succulent desert
This fascinating book takes in all aspects of how plants cope with their environment in this fascinating part of South Africa. Lavishly illustrated with colour photos, the native fauna is not ignored, either. 156 pages. 1999 12 x 10 ¾
 
Cover: Hardback
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View larger image of 'Fynbos - South Africa's Unique Floral Kingdom'Cowling & Richardson & Patterson-Jones -  Fynbos - South Africa's Unique Floral Kingdom
Whilst the flora is the dominant content of the book, the people, fauna and scenery also feature in this generously illustrated account of this unique area. 156 pages. 1995 12 x 10 ¾
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)30.00
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View larger image of 'The Bushman Candles'Craib & Lavranos -  The Bushman Candles
This fabulous large format book, on what hobbyists still tend to call Sarcocaulons but taxonomically are now all included in Monsonia and the title “Bushman Candles” neatly sidesteps, is based around the extensive field knowledge of the two authors. For each of the 15 species there is a full description and diagnostic features, geographic distribution and habitat preference, history, life history, autecology, conservation status and synonyms. This is supplemented by a distribution map and many colour photos in habitat. And one of the crowning glories of the book are the paintings by Ellaphie Ward-Hillhorst for the Moffet 1979 Bothalit ion of the Genus Sarcocaulon which are reproduce life sized. If this wasn’t enough there are chapter on Bushman Candle Art, Reminiscences by Moffett, Ellaphie Ward-Hillhorst by Graham Duncan, Homelands by Bowen Boshier who provided his pencil drawings to show the landscape the plants grow in, Gerhard Marx on the botanical art he provided for the book, photographing in habitat by Connall Oosterbroek who provided many of the photos, and finally their culture. For me this is an exceptional book, both on the quality and range of its contents as well as presentation. Even if you are not very interested in Bushman Candles the information on Southern African habitats and the botanical art are exceptional. Those who have been waiting a long time for it to be published won’t be disappointed by the end result! 2011 13 x 10 192 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)65.00
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View larger image of 'Geophytic Pelargoniums'Craib, Charles -  Geophytic Pelargoniums
Based on more than 10 years study in habitat by the author, this book describes the species and distribution, and includes their growth cycle as well as cultivation and cultivation potential. Each specie is illustrated by a sketch by Gill Condy, and 12 in full page colour painting. 2001 10 ¾ x 8 126 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
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View larger image of 'Grass Aloes in the South African Veld'Craib, Charles -  Grass Aloes in the South African Veld
Quite a long introduction section describes not only the expected aspects of taxonomy, growth cycles, pollination and seed dispersal, but also the role of fire and changes to habitat, but also the background to the botanical illustration and habitat sketches. Each species is given a very comprehensive description including habitats, growth cycle and cultivation, and illustrated with a beautiful full page colour botanical art illustration by Gillian Condy. On heavier paper than the Cotyledon book and in a slip case. Again a magnificent Umdaus Press production. 2005 12 ¾ x 9 ¼ 156 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)47.50
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View larger image of 'Ferns of Southern Africa: A Comprehensive Guide'Crouch, Klopper & Burrows -  Ferns of Southern Africa: A Comprehensive Guide
Building on the earlier book by Burrows, this weighty field guide style book starts with brief guidance on how to use it to identify plants, with almost the entire book given over to the descriptions of 321 species with description and distribution map on one page and colour photos on the opposite one. Arranged by family, Lycophytes are also covered. 2011 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 776 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: ,  (RRP £27.5), New
Price: £(GBP)22.50
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Daniell -  African Scenery & Animals
A very large book of facsimile reprint of the 29 aquatint plates originally published in 1804-5 with their original descriptions plus additional commentaries to explain them further, along with an introduction to the method of original reproduction and the background to the book and author. 1976 24 x 18 144 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Number 79 of an edition of 500, Decorated boards which have bowed slightly, and with some indentations and rubbing to the back cover., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)400.00
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Delpierre & Du Plessis -  The Winter-growing Gladioli of South Africa
.After a brief view of the taxonomy, conservation and cultivation of the plants the major part of the book is a gallery of colour photos with concise descriptions. 1974 8 ¾ x 7 ¾ 71 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
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View larger image of 'Gerhard Dreyer's Wild Flowers'Dreyer & van Jaarsveld -  Gerhard Dreyer's Wild Flowers
An attractive posthumous compilation of some of the marvellous photographs taken by Dreyer’s both panoramas and close ups well reproduced accompanied by informative text by Ernst van Jaarsveld. 2003 8 ¾ x 11 ¼ 80 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Very slight wear to dust jacket, New
Price: £(GBP)22.50
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Du Plessis & Duncan & Bodley -  Bulbous plants of Southern Africa
Subtitled “A Guide to their Cultivation and Propagation” in addition to the expert advice provided the outstanding feature of the book is the 47 full pages of the most attractive colour botanic art. 1989 13 ½ x 9 ½ 192 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , No dust jacket nor slip case, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)65.00
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Dyer -  The Cycads of Southern Africa
Bothalia Volume VIII part 4
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Some loss to the surface of the front cover from removal of price label., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)80.00
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Dyer -  Flora of Southern Africa, Volume 27 part 4, Brachystelma, Ceropegia and Riocreuxia
A technical publication, which describes the species and with many sketches. 1980 9 ½ x 7 91 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Former owner's name written on front cover, quite a bump to a corner and general wear, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Dyer, R A -  Flora of Southern Africa volume 27 part 4 - Brachystelma, Ceropegia and Riocreuxia
Key to the species with detailed descriptions and other information with sketches. 1980 9 ½ x 7 91 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Fold down the front of the dust jacket, which also has some wear and slight catch., Second hand book – please see important information
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Eliovson -  Discovering Wild Flowers in Southern Africa
Over 100 species illustrated with a colour photograph, plus some information about each plant. 253 pages. 1969 smaller format edition. 9 ¾ x 7
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: 1969 smaller format edition. 9 ¾ x 7, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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Eliovson -  Wild flowers of Southern Africa
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Eliovson, Sima -  Flowering shrubs and trees for South African Gardens
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Cover: Hardback
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Fabian & Germishuizen -  Wild flowers of Northern South Africa
This is an expanded edition of their 1982 Transvaal Wild Flowers. 472 pages including 220 pages of colour plates of composite paintings by Anita Fabian. 1997 9 x 7
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Fernwood Press book, specially imported from SA., , New
Price: £(GBP)35.00
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Fabian & Germishuizen -  Transvaal Wild Flowers
134 composite colour plates of paintings of the plants are the heart of this book, with description on the opposite page. Over 700 species from 400 genera are illustrated. Although an expanded soft bound edition under the title “Wild Flowers of Northern South Africa” has subsequently been published, this larger format book does greater justice to the illustrations. 1982 12 x 9 292 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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Fourcade -  Check-list of the Flowering Plants of the divisions of George, Knysna, Humansdorp and Uniondale
Organised by family and genus, it indicates which areas the plants can be found. Botanical Survey of South Africa Memoir No 20 1941 9 ½ x 6 127 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Some wear to corners and edges, Second hand book – please see important information
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Fourcade -  Check-List of the Flowering Plants of the Divisions of Geroge, Knysna, Humansdorp and Uniondale
As the title states this is purely a checklist of the plants by family with indication of the areas they has been reported from. Botanical Survey of South Africa Memoir No 20 1941 9 ½ x 6 127 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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View larger image of 'Succulents of Southern Africa'Fransden, Robin -  Succulents of Southern Africa
The author has set out to produce the most comprehensive guide to these plants yet produced, and whilst it doesn’t cover every known specie it includes a tremendous number of them. After a brief introduction to the area and plants, there are also brief biographies of the main personalities who discovered and made the plants better known. The vast majority of the book covers the plants by family with concise descriptions on one page and colour photos, which have come from a number of sources, on the opposite page to the text. A glossary and selected bibliography are also included. It is a substantial book and has certainly achieved its aim. 2017 10 ½ x 8 ½ 504 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)55.00
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View larger image of 'The Smallest Kingdom'Fraser, Mike & Liz -  The Smallest Kingdom
I have been a fan of the authors’ two previous books – the charming paintings by Liz and the engrossing text by Mike. This time it is just on the plants, and chronicles the botanical exploration of the Cape, the people who did it and features the main groups of plants which have been introduced to cultivation. In addition to Liz’s paintings there are also many contemporary illustrations and some colour photos. 2011 11 ½ x 9 ¾ 220 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £28), New
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Funston & Borchett -  Spirit of the Bush
A general natural history of the area, very well illustrated with colour photos. 120 pages 2000 12 x 11
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)16.00
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Germishuizen, Gerrit -  Illustrated Guide to the Wildflowers of Northern South Africa
A tall pocket style guide to over 600 of the more commonly found plants in the region, with a brief description and and colour painting by Brenda Clarke. 2000 Briza Publications 8 ½ x 4 224 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)14.00
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Gledhills, Eily -  Eastern Cape Veld Flowers
Brief introduction to the area is followed by concise descriptions of the plants with sketches on the opposite page. Four pages of attractive colour paintings. 1969 8 ¼ x 5 ½ 269 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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Glen & Hardy -  Aloaceae (First part): Aloe. Flora of Southern Africa 5(1), Fascicle 1
Reclassifies Aloe by the addition of two new Section names, and new status for nine others, and recognizes 199 species. The graphic plates are all reproductions in monochrome, taken from the colour renderings in Flowering Plants of Africa. 1 portrait, 26 graphic plates, 147 distribution maps 2000 9 ½ x 7 172 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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View larger image of 'The Woody Iridaceae - Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia'Goldblatt -  The Woody Iridaceae - Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia
Want to amaze your friends by knowing about these rather obscure genera of Nivenia, Klattia and Witsenia? Then this is the book for you, by this excellent author. 139 pages including 13 pages of colour reproduction of attractive paintings by Fay Anderson. 1993 9 ¼ x 6
 
Cover: Hardback
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Price: £(GBP)13.50
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View larger image of 'Gladiolus in Tropical Africa'Goldblatt -  Gladiolus in Tropical Africa
Describes 82 species, along with much interesting information on Gladioli, from this expert on African bulbs. 1996 10 ½ x 7 ½ 321 pages plus 16 pages of colour photos.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £29.99), New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Goode -  Cycads of Africa
A superb production from the authors 21 years of study of the plants. Each species is described, along with a distribution map, and illustrated with a series of attractive colour paintings by the author showing the whole plant, leaf and cone details etc. 1989 12 x 9 ¼ 256 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Catch and 1/2 inch tear to the back of the dust wrapper. 1993 second impression., Second hand book – please see important information
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Groenewald -  Die Aalwyne van Suid-Afrika, Suidwes-Afrika, Portugees Oos-Afrika, Swaziland, Basoetoland
Detailed descriptions of the then known species, plus 15 full page colour botanical illustrations of plants, two plates of black and white photos, 4 maps, and other tables and sketches throughout (one table folds out). Afrikaans 1941 10 ¾ x 7 ½ 172 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Library bookplate of "The Hardy's" and the signature of David A Hardy, No dust jacked (as published?) the board covers are somewhat faded and marked but the book generally is very good for its age., Second hand book – please see important information
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Gunn & Codd -  Botanical Exploration of Southern Africa
The first 70 pages are an historical outline up to about 1750, whilst the rest is a dictionary of the Plant Collectors. 1981 11 x 8 400 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Some slight tears to the edge of the front dust cover, which is somewht worn., Second hand book – please see important information
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Hammer -  The Genus Conophytum
The first Cono book by this enthusiast, giving a good introduction to them followed by a detailed A-Z with good colour illustrations. 286 pages 1993 10 ½ x 8 ½
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Fading to spine of dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)200.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: Fading to spine of dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
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Hammer & Barnhill -  Lithops - Treasures of the Veld
First edition
 
Cover: Hardback
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View larger image of 'Lithops - Treasures of the Veld - 2nd edition 2010'Hammer, Steven -  Lithops - Treasures of the Veld - 2nd edition 2010
The first edition of this book was very popular and hard to get hold of, so this expanded and revised edition will be welcome by many people who couldn’t get hold of the first edition – and even many of those who did have it. Eight extra pages describe and illustrate the new taxa and cultivars since the first edition, plus there are additional pictures of those in the first edition. Lithops remain the most popular of Mesembs and are widely grown, so the cultivation information in addition to the descriptions and being able to see what they typically look like makes this a most useful book. 2010 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 156 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
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View larger image of 'Mesembs: The Titanopsis Group'Hammer, Steven -  Mesembs: The Titanopsis Group
Many people grow some of the Mesembs, but don’t venture much beyond Lithops and Conophytums. This is a shame as there are many attractive plants which are quite amenable in cultivation. There have been books on Mesembs before, but as there are so many species they can’t cover more than a small sample of the types. There has also been limited information on their cultivation which varies with the wide range of climate conditions the plants live in, and their varying ease of adaption to cultivation in our less than ideal conditions. So this, the first in a projected series, will be welcomed by many, as it both shows what can be grown and how to cultivate them. It is well illustrated with many colour photos both in cultivation and habitat including variations and close ups of leaf textures. Plus there are a number of botanic art paintings, seed capsule drawings and distribution maps. The genera covered in this volume are Aloinopsis, Deilanthe, Didymaotus, Ihlenfeldtia, Nananthus, Prepodesma, Tanquana ,Titanopsis and Vanheerdea Appendices include reprints of historical notes on cultivation by Tischer and others by Schwantes, Nel and Hall. Written by a well known personality who has extensive knowledge of the plants both in habitat and cultivation this well produced book will be the ultimate reference on these plants and will do a lot to increase their popularity in cultivation.
 
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Hardy & Fabian -  Succulents of the Transvaal
The 56 attractive full page colour paintings by Anita Fabian, which illustrate over 100 species, are accompanied by description and habitat information from David Hardy. 1992 12 x 9 138 pages
 
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Hargreaves -  Succulent Spurges of Malawi
Covers the Euphorbias, Monadeniums and Synadeniums of the are, giving a good description and other information about each species, along with sketches of the plant and distribution map. 1987 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ 89 pages
 
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Harris, Cornwallis -  Portraits of the Game and Wild Animals of Southern Africa
An extremely large full size facsimile reproduction of the 1840 original. 30 scenic depictions of wildlife in its environment with his descriptions.. 1976 23 ½ x 16 ¾ 175 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Number 401 of and edition of 550, Decorated boards which have bowed slightly. Slight discolouration to the binding., Second hand book – please see important information
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Hermans, Du Puy,Cribb and Bosser -  Orchids of Madagascar Second Edition
Concise descriptions are supplemented with 64 plates of colour photos illustrate 250 species along with line drawings of new species. Extensive bibliography. 2007 11 ¼ x 8 398 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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Price: £(GBP)72.50
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Herre -  The Genera of the Mesembryanthemaceae
A classic on the subject, with an introduction to the history of the plants, and then an A-Z of the genera recognised at the time with a page of description and distribution map, plus a full page illustration of a specie, mostly in colour. 316 pages 1971 11 ¼ x 8 ¾
 
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Hilliard & Burt -  Streptocarpus
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View larger image of 'The Botany of the Southern Natal Drakensberg'Hilliard & Burtt -  The Botany of the Southern Natal Drakensberg
Roughly a third of the book is about the aspects of the area in relation to the plants, and the rest a dictionary by family of the plants to be found, with brief descriptions and habitat. 253 pages including 38 pages of colour photos. 1987 9 ¾ x 7
 
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Hilliard & Burtt (illustrations by Auriol Batten) -  Dierama - The Hairbells of Africa
These gracious bulbous plants are fully covered in this large format book, with introductory sections on their uses, history, botany, distribution etc before the 44 recognised species are described, 36 with botanical illustrations by Auriol Batten and the others with photos of dried specimens where live material/photos weren’t available. 1991 12 ½ x 9 ½ 152 pages
 
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Price: £(GBP)60.00
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View larger image of 'Kirstenbosch:  the most beautiful garden in Africa'Huntley, Brian -  Kirstenbosch: the most beautiful garden in Africa
Published to celebrate the centenary of the gardens, the simple title doesn’t convey the exceptionally wide range covered within it. As expected it covers the history of the garden, but also goes on to look at the Cape Floral Kingdom, the Plant Hunters, the National Botanic Institute, conservation through cultivation, education and the future of both this jewel and also the rest of the National Botanic Gardens. All well illustrated with colour photos. 2012 10 ½ x 10 240 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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Jackson -  Wild Flowers of Table Mountain
160 good colour photos make up half this book, which along with good descriptions and a brief introduction to Table Mountain, make this a very good book. 120 pages. 1977 11 ¾ x 9
 
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Jacobsen, W B G -  The Ferns and Fern Allies of Southern Africa
A detailed account of the popular plants with introductory sections on their distribution, ecology and plant communities they are found in before giving a key to families and genera which are then described in some detail and illustrated with black and white photos. 1983 11 ½ x 8 ½ 542 pages
 
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Jeppe -  Natal Wild Flowers
A lovely book which describes 284 of the more showy wild flowers of the region, and illustrates them with the authors attractive watercolours in composite full page colour plates. 1975 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 118 pages plus 56 pages of colour plates
 
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Jeppe -  South African Aloes
The 1974 second expanded edition which describes 139 “varieties” (species and forms) and each is illustrated with an attractive colour botanical art plate (some are two per page) by this accomplished artist. Originally 1969 10 x 6 ¾ 150 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Second edition 1974, Some loss of dust jacket surface due to removal of stick on label., 
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View larger image of 'Orchids of South Africa: A Field Guide'Johnson, Bytebier & Starker -  Orchids of South Africa: A Field Guide
The introduction sections cover their environments, floral regions, biomes and vegetation types of South Africa, and their naming, structure, reproduction and conservation. Each genus is given a brief introduction and picture before the main part of the book to help determine which genus a plant belongs to, before they are detailed alphabetically by genus. Each species is described along with distribution map, and well-illustrated with usually 3-5 colour photos. 2015 9 ½ x 6 ½ 536 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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Price: £(GBP)15.00
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View larger image of 'Cape Peninsula'Kidd -  Cape Peninsula
94 colour plates of paintings, arranged by month, plus descriptive notes of this popular area of South Africa for plants. 1950 8 ½ x 5 ¼ .
 
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Comments: 1983 revised edition, , Second hand book – please see important information
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: 1996 revised edition with 239 pages, , New
Price: £(GBP)13.00
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View larger image of 'Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana'Kirby, Gwithie -  Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana
A compact field guide which details 333 of the more common wild flowers of the area, one to a page, arranged by flower colour, and along with a description one or more colour photos. 2013 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 400 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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Price: £(GBP)13.50
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View larger image of 'The Aloes of Malawi'Lane, Stewart -  The Aloes of Malawi
Organised by growth form to make identification easier, this book gives description and a distribution map, with a sketch for some species and at least one and usually more colour photos for each specie. Brief sections including cultivation conclude the book. Umdaus Press 2004 10 x 7 ½ 56 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Wild Flowers of Namaqualand'le Roux -  Wild Flowers of Namaqualand
That this book has gone in to its fourth edition speaks volumes of its usefulness. It follows the field guide style format of the earlier editions but much chunkier. An introductory section explains the various types of habitats in the area covered, and then goes on to cover the species - - nearly 900 are covered which is a major increase of the original edition - typically two to a page, with a concise description next to a useful sized colour photo. 2015 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 480 pages
 
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Leistner, O A -  Seed Plants of Southern Africa
A technical book which starts with a key to families, and the details by family the genera with description, references etc. 2000 12 x 8 ¼ 775 pages
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
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Letty -  Wild Flowers of the Transvaal
174 colour plates of botanical paintings by Cythna Letty provide the basis of the book, with the text provided by Dyer/Verdoorn/Codd. A classic. 1962 10 ¾ x 7 ¾ 362 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Very slight tears to the dust wrapper, which also has slight damp staining. Otherwise very good., Second hand book – please see important information
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Lighton -  Cape Floral Kingdom - revised edition
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Lighton -  Cape Floral Kingdom
The history of the discovery and introduction to cultivation of these plants. 206 pages 14 colour plates. 1960 8 ¾ x 5 ½
 
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Price: £(GBP)9.00
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View larger image of 'The Cape Orchids'Liltved and Johnson -  The Cape Orchids
A magnificent two volume production to do justice to the more than 20 years of research that has been done on these plants in their habitat. Significant introductory sections cover biomes, history of botanical exploration, Harry Bolus, morphology, inter-relationship with fire, pollination and hybridisation, and cultivation before going on to describe the genera and species which are divided between terrestrial and epiphytic. Accounts of people who have been significant contributors to the knowledge of these plants are also interspersed amongst the accounts. Very well illustrated with colour photos, many of a good size, and many colour reproductions of botanical illustrations. 2012 12 x 9 ½ 1022 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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Price: £(GBP)300.00
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Lind & Tallantire -  Flowering Plants of Uganda
A good field guide type of book. 257 pages plus 14 pages of colour paintings and numerous line drawings. 1962 7 ¾ x 5
 
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Linley & Baker -  Flowers of the Veld
Covers the plants by family, giving a fair degree of information on selected species to be found. 120 pages plus 32 pages of good colour photos. 1972 5 ¼ x 8 ¼
 
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Lovegrove -  The Living Deserts of Southern Africa
A general natural history book, covering the Karoos as well as deserts. Plants get a reasonable amount of coverage within the overall context. Comprehensively illustrated with colour photos and diagrams. 224 pages 1993 12 x 9 ¼
 
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Lucas -  Flora of Tropical East Africa - Fumeriaceae
Descriptions and numerous sketches. 1962 10 x 6 ¼ 5 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Photo Guide to the Wildflowers of South Africa'Manning & Paterson-Jones -  Photo Guide to the Wildflowers of South Africa
After a brief introduction to the regions and their climates, the main part of the book is a photographic account of nearly 900 of the more common and most conspicuous wildflowers to be seen. Grouped by region – Grassland & Savannah, Fynbos (the largest) and Namaqualand, each section has an introduction to the region, followed by the plants grouped by colour, 3 or 4 to a page, with a good colour photo by Colin Paterson-Jones, description and distribution map. 2003 Briza Publications 9 ½ x 6 ½ 352 pages
 
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View larger image of 'The Color Encyclopedia of Cape Bulbs'Manning, Goldblatt & Snijman -  The Color Encyclopedia of Cape Bulbs
The most comprehensive popular book on these attractive and widely grown plants, giving descriptions and habitat information, and limited cultivation advice. Well illustrated with many colour photos, and written by three South African plant experts. 2002 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 486 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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Price: £(GBP)37.50
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View larger image of 'SASOL First Field Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa'Manning, John -  SASOL First Field Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa
A small introductory booklet to the plants, that gives 48 species a page each, with description, distribution map and colour photos packed in. Short introductory section. 2001 6 ½ x 4 ¼ 57 pages
 
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Price: £(GBP)3.50
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View larger image of 'Wildflowers of Southern Africa (Sasol First Field Guide)'Manning, John -  Wildflowers of Southern Africa (Sasol First Field Guide)
A small introductory booklet to the plants, that gives 44 species a page each, with description, distribution map and colour photos packed in. Short introductory section. 1999 6 ½ x 4 ¼ 57 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Field Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa'Manning, John -  Field Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa
A chunky field guide style book, which starts with a brief introduction to the regions and floral types and how to identify plant families. The plants are organised by 10 groups which the author defines to help people find the correct plant. The book covers around 1100 species, with compact colour photos on one page – typically 4-9 per page, with concise descriptions and distribution maps on the opposite page. 2009 8¼ x 5 ¾ 487 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: ,  (RRP £17.99), New
Price: £(GBP)14.50
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Mason -  Western Cape Sandveld Flowers
85 composite colour plates of her attractive paintings form the basis of the book, with description on the page opposite. 1972 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 203 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Some minor wear to the cover, but otherwise in very good condition for its age., Second hand book – please see important information
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Medley Wood -  Handbook to the Flora of Natal
Concise descriptions. 1907 8 ½ x 5 ¼ 202 pages
 
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Meredith ed -  The Grasses & Pastures of South Africa
The first part of the book deals with identification of the grasses to be found, whilst the second the management of them. Mostly black and white photos and sketches with 32 colour plates. 1955 9 ¾ x 7 ½ 771 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  Second impression 1959, Poor dust wrapper and the spine starting to split away from the book block., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Milne-Redhead & Turrill -  Flora of Tropical East Africa - Ranunculaceae
Descriptions and numerous sketches. 1952 10 x 6 ¼ 23 pages
 
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Moriarty -  Outeniqua Tsisikamma & Eastern Little Karoo
No 2 in the South African Wild Flower Guides. After a brief introduction, about 80 composite colour plates of paintings illustrate numerous species along with a description. 206 pages 1982 8 ¼ x 5 ¾
 
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: 1997 updated edition with 223 pages including 10 additional colour plates., , New
Price: £(GBP)13.50
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Nel, G C -  Lithops
An early classic on these fascinating plants. 43 colour plates and numerous B&W illustrations. 1946 10 x 7 314 pages
 
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Comments: , Poor dust jacket with tears and parts missing, Second hand book – please see important information
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View larger image of 'The Remarkable Baobab'Pakenham, Thomas -  The Remarkable Baobab
Whilst this well known author was going round the world looking at the trees to include in his marvellous book “Remarkable Trees of the World”, he fell in love with the Baobabs with the result that he devoted a book to just these trees. In addition to the African specie, which is probably the best known, he also saw 3 of the Madagascar species (slimmer and less craggy than the African trees) and the Australian specie (sort of mid way in form). As usual with this author, it is well written, and full of wonderful colour photos. Another interesting and attractive tree for Christmas reading. 143 pages 8 ¾ x 7 ¼ 2004
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £12.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'In Search of Remarkable Trees - On Safari in Southern Africa'Pakenham, Thomas -  In Search of Remarkable Trees - On Safari in Southern Africa
Following on from his initial book on British Trees, and the International sequel and special on just Baobabs, this book follows the same successful format concentrating on Southern African trees. In addition to the Baobabs, which are favourite of his, there are Aloes (dichotoma – kokerboem, pillansii & barberiae), pachypodiums, cussonia, welwitschias, erythrina, figs, yellowwoods, palms, sesamothamnus, leadwoods, protea, sausage tree, olive, leucodendron, cycads and others including some imported from around the world. Marvellously illustrated with mostly large format colour photos, and with his characteristic commentary. 2007 11 ¾ x 9 ¼ 208 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
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Palmer & Pitman -  Trees of Southern Africa - 3 volumes
A most comprehensive book, which has a large introductory section which covers their distribution, relationship with animals, use as food and ornamentals. They are then covered by family, with keys, descriptions and a wealth of other interesting and useful information. Many illustrations, mainly black and white photos and sketches. 1972-3 11 x 7 ¾ 2235 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , A few small tears to dust jacket some of which have been repaied with clear tape, but otherwise in very good condition, Second hand book – please see important information
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Paterson-Jones -  Cape Floral Kingdom
Primarily a lavishly illustrated account with good photos of the plants of this area, with a limited but informative account of them. 144 pages 1997 10 ¼ x 9
 
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View larger image of 'Table Mountain - a natural history'Pauw & Johnson -  Table Mountain - a natural history
The plant life gets good coverage in the book, along with some of the known interactions between the plants and animals, of which there are all sorts of interesting types. Well illustrated with many colour photos. 160 pages 1999 12 x 9 ¼
 
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View larger image of 'The Genus Huernia and other succulents in Angola - Kaktusy Special'Pavelka, Petr -  The Genus Huernia and other succulents in Angola - Kaktusy Special
Don’t be misled by the title of this booklet, as although it is arranged around looking for certain species of Huernias a wide range of other succulent plants are also covered – Euphorbia, Welwitschia, Aloe ..etc. Visiting Angola has only recently become possible at all, and still with great difficulty, which means there are many plants which we only occasionally if ever see in other travelogues. As ever an interesting booklet from Kaktusy. English edition. 2013 9 x 6 36 pages.
 
Cover: Softcover
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Pearse -  Mountain Splendour
After a brief introduction to the geology and ecology of the Drakensberg Mountains, the book then presents a good guide to the plants, with one page giving descriptions and the opposite page typically 2 – 5 colour photos of the plants. 1978 11 ½ x 9 239 pages.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight wear and fading to the edge of the dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
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Peschel, Beatrice -  Hints on Growing Wild Flowers
Small booklet giving suggestions on a wide range of plants for the Transvaal. No date – 1960’s? 8 ½ x 5 ½ 40 pages
 
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Price: £(GBP)2.00
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Plowes & Drummond -  Wild flowers of Rhodesia
A useful book on the plants of this area, on which there is very little, with a brief introduction followed by 193 plants described with colour photos on the opposite page. 1976 6 ½ x 8 ½ Around 160 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Very good for its age, Second hand book – please see important information
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Polhill -  Crotalaria in Africa and Madagascar
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Polhill -  Flora of Tropical East Africa - Campanulaceae
Descriptions and numerous sketches. 1976 10 x 6 ¼ 40 pages
 
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View larger image of 'A Field Guide to Wild Flowers Kwazulu-Natal and the Eastern Region'Pooley -  A Field Guide to Wild Flowers Kwazulu-Natal and the Eastern Region
Illustrates about 2400 species with a colour photo, typically 6 - 10 per page, with description and distribution map on the opposite page. Includes the Drakensberg. Remarkably comprehensive. 630 pages 1998 8 ¼ x 5 ¾
 
Cover: Plastic
Comments: Second impression 2005, , New
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View larger image of 'Forest Plants in the Forest and in the Garden'Pooley, Elsa -  Forest Plants in the Forest and in the Garden
An unusual book as though this book is primarily about some of the plants to be found in the Forest biome along the southern coast edge of South Africa, it also has some comments about growing them in the (South African) garden. Over 100 plants are described with a colour photograph, and some of the birds and animals associated with them are also covered. 2006 9 ½ x 6 ¾ 72 pages
 
Cover: Plastic
Comments: , New
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View larger image of 'Mountain Flowers'Pooley, Elsa -  Mountain Flowers
A field guide style guide to the plants of the high altitude areas of the Drakensberg and Lesotho. Brief introductory sections describe the area and its environments before giving concise descriptions and colour photo of more than 1000 species to be found there. 2003 8 ½ x 6 320 pages
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: , Slight bump, New
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Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: , Quite bumped copy, New
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Praeger -  An Account of the Genus Sedum as found in cultivation
1967 reprint of 1920-21 original. After brief introductory section on history, distribution, cultivation etc the main part of the book is detailed descriptions of the plants, accompanied by detailed botanical drawings. 9 x 6 ¼ 314 pages.
 
Cover: Hardback
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View larger image of 'Succulent and Xerophytic Plants of Madagascar'Rauh, Werner -  Succulent and Xerophytic Plants of Madagascar
These are the marvellous two volumes from the person who knew the islands so well for forty years starting from the time before the large scale loss of habitat really took hold. Volume 1 covers the North and central Plateau areas of succulent plants, and volume 2 continues in to the southern and southwest areas. A wide variety of plants are included, many highly regarded by Cactus etc growers whilst a few of the zerophytic species may be unfamiliar but none the less fascinating. These large format volumes are sumptuously illustrated with many good colour photos, and are a delight to look at. 12 ¼ x 9 ¼ Volume 1 1995 - 343 pages, Volume 2 1998 - 385 pages Please note that Strawberry Press books are quite heavy and vulnerable to their corners being "bumped" in transit. I’m afraid that I cannot guarantee that there is no minor bumping on the copies I supply, but for those books with more serious damage I have reduced the price accordingly.
 
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Rawe -  Succulents in the veld
Mainly a pictorial account of plants in habitat. 48 colour & 88 B&W photos, 5 maps 1968 9 ¾ x 7 ½ 104 pages
 
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Reynolds -  The Aloes of Nyasaland
The smallest of the books on Aloes by the author – and the scarcest. Follows the pattern of his first Aloe book, “The Aloes of South Africa“ with detailed descriptions and illustrations both photos and drawings. 1954. 8 ½ x 5 ½ 54 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Small stain to front cover, and slight fold to back cover and bump to corner, otherwise in remarkably good condition for its age., Second hand book – please see important information
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Reynolds, G W -  The Aloes of Tropical Africa and Madagascar
197 species are described, each illustrated in B&W photos, along with 106 colour photos. Still a classic on these plants after more than 40 years. 1966 10 ¾ x 7 ¾ 537 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Poor dust jacket with tears and holds in it as well as well worn. Body of book is very good., Second hand book – please see important information
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Reynolds, Gilbert -  The Aloes of South Africa
Still a classic of it’s time, well illustrated with many photos, mainly B&W as well as a number of colour photo plates which depend on the edition.. 10 ¾ x 7 ½ 526 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: 1969 edition with only 56 colour plates but with additional 8 pages describing 4 new species., Spine of dust jacket very faded and wear to edges some of which have been repaired with clear tape., Second hand book – please see important information
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Rice & Compton -  Wild Flowers of the Cape of Good Hope
The appeal of the book is the 250 coloured plates of attractive paintings. Brief information about the Cape region. 1950. 10 x 7 ¼
 
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View larger image of 'Pachypodiums in Madagascar'Roosli, Walter -  Pachypodiums in Madagascar
After an introduction by John Lavranos the book goes straight in to looking at each of the 23 accepted taxons (species and subspecies) with a distribution map, attractive detailed botanical sketches of the plant and parts (flower, seedpod) . Illustrated with a good number of colour photos of the whole plant, flowers, seedpod etc, all in habitat. 2018 English edition of the German language edition first published 2015 9 x 5 ¾ 173 pages THIS IS A PROPERLY PRINTED BOOK WITH THE PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLOUR – NOT PRINT ON DEMAND WHERE ONLY THE COVER IS IN COLOUR AND THE INTERNAL PHOTOS ARE IN BLACK AND WHITE.
 
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Ross, J H -  A Conspectus of the African Acacia Species
Describes their classification and some of the characteristics employed in the keys, etc before giving a key to the species followed by descriptions with sketch illustrations and one colour plate. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa No 44 1979 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ 155 pages
 
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Rourke -  Proteas of Southern Africa
Describes 82 species, each with a full page colour illustration of a painting, mainly by Fay Anderson. Along with chapters on the history of their discovery, introduction and uses, and cultivation for each species, this is a LARGE fabulous book. 236 pages 1980 13 ½ x 9 ¾
 
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Rousseau -  Protaceae of South Africa
Numerous colour photographs follow a brief introduction to the family. 110 pages 1970 11 ¼ x 8 ½
 
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Roux -  The Veld and the Future
Transcript of the Inaugural lecture of the Professor of Botany at Witwatersrand University. 1963 8 ½ x 5 ½ 12 pages
 
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Roux & Schelpe -  Namaqualand
No 1 in the South African Wild Flower Guides (revised edition). After a brief introduction, about 340 species are described and illustrated with a colour photo. 215 pages 1988 revised edition. 8 ¼ x 5 ¾
 
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View larger image of 'Succulent Compositae'Rowley, Gordon -  Succulent Compositae
This is Gordon’s attempt to popularise a group of somewhat overlooked plants, and whilst subtitled “A grower’s guide to the succulent species of Senecio & Othonna”, as you’d expect he does also cover the history and morphology of the plants in his easy going manner. The succulent species and forms are individually covered in detail and are illustrated with colour photos and the occasional reproduction of an historic print. 1994 10 ¼ x 7 ¼ 238 pages Please note that Strawberry Press books are quite heavy and vulnerable to their corners being bumped in transit. I’m afraid that I cannot guarantee that there is no minor bumping on the copies I supply, but for those books with more serious damage I have reduced the price accordingly.
 
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View larger image of 'Pinguone, Kenya - Succulents and their Environment'Schulz & Powys -  Pinguone, Kenya - Succulents and their Environment
Looks at the succulent species within an area of highland Kenya, and considers the plants in relation to their total environment, well illustrated with colour photos. 1998 11 ½ x 8 ½ 160 pages
 
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Shell -  Guide to some of East Africa's Upland Flowers
30 pages with colour photos and brief description of about 64 species. No date -?60's.
 
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Smit, Nico -  Field Guide to the Acacias of South Africa
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View larger image of 'Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa'Smith & Crouch -  Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa
A useful compact introduction to 240 of the more common succulent plants of the area, typically 2 species to a page, with description, one or more colour photos and distribution map. 2009 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 136 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Succulent Paradise: Twelve great gardens of the world'Smith & Figueiredo -  Succulent Paradise: Twelve great gardens of the world
An innovative book, it celebrates 12 gardens in South Africa, Europe and North America which have substantial collections of succulent plants. An introductory section looks at the various considerations of the plants and gardens before going on to describe each, illustrated with a wide range of colour photos. 2013 9 ½ x 7 ¾ 184 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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View larger image of 'Aloes in Southern Africa'Smith & van Wyk -  Aloes in Southern Africa
The first part of the book looks at what is an Aloe, its near relatives, botany and ecology. Then it looks at the species by habitat type after which their possibilities for gardening are considered and finally a short section on their uses. The authors are well known experts on the plants and the book is very well illustrated with many colour photos. 2008 9 x 8 ¼ 136 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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Smith et al -  List of Southern African Succulent Plants
Arranged by family, this book gives a brief introduction to each family, along with a distribution map, and in many cases a sketch of an example plant. This is then followed by a list of genera and species. 175 pages plus 8 pages of colur reproductions of plants. 1997 10 x 7 ½
 
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Smith, Andrew -  Illustrations of The Zoology of South Africa
A facsimile reproduction of the original first published 1838-49 in three volumes, Mammals (53 colour plates), Birds (114 colour plates) and Reptiles/Fish/Invertebrates (113 colour plates) 1977 13 x 9 ½ 259, 494 and 596 pages.
 
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View larger image of 'Field Guide to Succulents in Southern Africa'Smith, Crouch & Figueiredo -  Field Guide to Succulents in Southern Africa
A chunky field guide style book which explains what is a succulent – which is much wider than UK growers would usually include such as bulbs and other borderline plants. It then considers conservation issues, and the plants’ distribution and their horticultural uses. Key features of each plant family are then given before going on to detail more than 700 species arranged by family with each given an introduction. Species include introduced and garden escapes as well as native plants, with each given a concise description, and inevitably only a small part of all the species can be included in a book of this size so the more interesting and commonly seen are concentrated on. A very large number of colour photos are crammed into the book. 2017 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 464 pages
 
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View larger image of 'First Field Guide to Aloes of Southern Africa'Smith, Gideon -  First Field Guide to Aloes of Southern Africa
A small introductory booklet to the plants, that gives 46 species a page each, with description, distribution map and colour photos packed in. Short introductory section. 2003 6 ½ x 4 ¼ 57 pages
 
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Stewart & Campbell -  Orchids of Kenya
The epiphytic, terrestrial and liane Orchids of Kenya are described, with about 2/3rds of them illustrated by colour photos. Many of the species grow in adjacent countries, and this wider distribution is covered. 1996 10 ½ x 7 ½ 176 pages.
 
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Stokes, Hazel -  What Succulent Is That
A charming small book about some of the more common South African succulent plants, with descriptions and 9 double pages of attractive colour illustrations as shown in the picture. 1974 4 ¾ x 5 ½ 86 pages
 
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Struik (Publisher) -  Wild Flowers of South Africa
A colourful picture album arranged by plant family. Paperback 127 pages with 406 colour photos. 11 x 8 ½
 
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Summerhayes -  Flora of Tropical East Africa - Orchidaceae (Part 1)
A technical book which describes the genera and species with a few sketches. 1968 10 ¾ x 6 ¼236 pages
 
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View larger image of 'The Waterberg - the natural splendours and the people'Taylor, Hinde & Holt-Biddle -  The Waterberg - the natural splendours and the people
Looks at this less well known area of South Africa, now a biosphere reserve, from the earliest days of exploration and settlement, through the people and wildlife (plants do get a look in!) to be found there to the present day of conservation. Well illustrated with many colour photos. 2003 9 ¾ x11 ¾ 176 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Schumannia 4 - Biodiversity & Ecology Volume 2'Thiede et al -  Schumannia 4 - Biodiversity & Ecology Volume 2
A German produced equivalent to “Bradleya” which publishes articles too long or technical for its parent journal KUAS, this issue concentrates on the succulent plants of Africa. Mostly dual language German and English but occasionally articles are in German only. Well illustrated with many colour photos. 2004 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ 250 pages
 
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Thulin -  Flora of Somalia
A series of 4 volumes, all 10 ¾ x 7 ½
 
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Comments: This first volume contains 1,092 species in 72 families, with keys to the genera and species, and succulent groups covered include Euphorbia, Jatropha, Adenia, Kalanchoe, Kedrostris, etc. 493 pages, 24 colour photos, 250 text-figs 1993, Slight wear to the edge for the dust jacket (RRP £40), Second hand book – please see important information
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Comments: Covers the Angiospermae (Tiliaceae-Apiaceae) 1999 303 pages, , Second hand book – please see important information
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Comments: The monocotyledon volume which includes Agave and Sansevieria contributed by Thulin, and Aloe by Lavranos. 1995. 298 pages, 4 colour plates incl. 24 photos, 171 text-figs, Slight catch to the dust jacket (RRP £40), Second hand book – please see important information
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Tolken -  Flora of Southern Africa - Crassulaceae
A well researched and somewhat technical review of the family, published as Volume 14 of Flora of Southern Africa. 1985 9 ½ x 7 244 pages
 
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Tolken, H R -  A Revision of the Genus Crassula in Southern Africa
Contributions from the Bolus Herbarium No. 8 Part 1 & 2 A technical book which revises the genus and gives detailed descriptions, distribution and other details. 1977 9 ½ x 7 two volumes 595 pages
 
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Trauseld -  Wild flowers of the Natal Drakensberg
A great many plants are illustrated with a colour photo on the left hand side of over 100 pages – typically 8 to a page but sometimes less when a larger picture is incorporated, with a concise description on the other page. 1969 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 220 pages
 
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Van Der Walt & Vorster -  Pelargoniums of Southern Africa Vol 1
50 species are illustrated with full page colour reproductions of paintings by Ellaphie Ward Hillhorst, and a description of the plant is given on the opposite page. 119 pages 1977 11 ¼ x 8 ½
 
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View larger image of 'Tree Aloes of Africa'van Jaarsveld & Judd -  Tree Aloes of Africa
First in a planned series of books covering all the Aloe family – including Gasteria, Haworthia etc – this covers what in latest classification are now termed Aloidendron, six species of Tree Aloe, plus the closely related Kumara plicatilis - what was previously known as Aloe plicatilis. As with all Ernst van Jaarsveld books, there is much wider information than just the plants themselves. It starts with an explanation about the background to the reclassification and botany, before going in to the history of the plants discovery by early settlers and explorers until the present day. Chapters then cover their distribution and ecology, and cultivation. The species are then covered in detail with an attractive full page colour painting by Eric Judd and colour photos showing the whole plant, flowers, habitat etc. 2015 10 ½ x 8 74 pages
 
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View larger image of 'The Southern African Plectranthus - and the art of turning shade to glade'van Jaarsveld & Thomas (illustrations) -  The Southern African Plectranthus - and the art of turning shade to glade
Following on from his first book on these plants 20 years ago, this is everything you’d hope from this well known botanist. It covers the history of their discovery and cultivation, his hunting for them in their natural habitats, garden uses in suitable climates, hybrids, distribution and ecology before going on to describe each of the 55 known and accepted SA species (and a couple of other) each illustrated with colour photos and a full page botanical illustration by Vicky Thomas. Maybe not the most popular of plants, but Fernwood Press have produced a book that will be enjoyed by many who haven’t previously been captivated by them. 2006 12 x 9 ¼ 176 pages
 
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van Jaarsveld & Ward-Hilhorst -  Gasterias of South Africa
After a detailed introduction to the genus, each species is detailed with a 2 (sometimes 4) page spread, including a full page colour painting by Ellaphie Ward-Hillhorst, plus detailed notes and one or more colour photos of the plants habitat. 96 pages 1994 12 x 9 ¼
 
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Van Wyk -  Wild flowers of South Africa
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View larger image of 'Field Guide to the Trees of the Kruger National Park'van Wyk -  Field Guide to the Trees of the Kruger National Park
That it’s now in its fifth edition after nearly 25 years is a good indication of the quality and usefulness of this book. Over 200 species are covered, one per page with concise description and photos showing the overall form plus close ups of bark, leaves, flowers and fruit. 2008 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 272 pages
 
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Van Wyk & Malan -  Wild flowers of the Highveld
A compact field guide style book which describes more than 900 species arranged by colour giving concise descriptions and most illustrated with a colour photo. Brief introduction to the area and technical aspects. Second edition 1997 (first published 1988) 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 353 pages
 
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Van Wyk & Malan -  Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Witwatersrand.
Over 800 plants are illustrated with a colour photo, typically 4 - 7 to a page, arranged by flower colour and then by plant family. NB this book was re-issued as "Wild Flowers of the Highveld" 352 pages 1988 8 ¼ x 5 ¾
 
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View larger image of 'Regions of Floristic Endemism'Van Wyk & Smith -  Regions of Floristic Endemism
Many of South Africa's unique species are concentrated in a few areas, and this book examines the phenomenon. Whilst the text is somewhat technical but still very readable, the book is well illustrated with colour photos, making it possible to browse easily when appropriate! 199 pages 2001
 
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Various editors -  Flora of Southern Africa
Keys,detailed descriptions, sketches, distribution maps etc. 9 ½ x 7 ¼ number of pages varies
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Volume 7 1983 76 pages Iridaceae part 2 Ixiodeae Fascicle 2 Syringodea and Romulea, Slight marks to cover, Second hand book – please see important information
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Comments: Volume 13 1970 221 pages, , Second hand book – please see important information
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Comments: Volume 16 part 2 1977 138 pages Fabaceae - part 2 Caesalpinioideae, , Second hand book – please see important information
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Comments: Volume 22 1976 161 pages, , Second hand book – please see important information
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: Volume 26 1963 307 pages includes Apocynaceae, Bump to corner and general wear, Second hand book – please see important information
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Verdoorn -  The genus Crinum in Southern Africa
In Bothalia vol 11 nos 1 & 2. A fifty page article on the genus, plus 14 full page botanical illustrations of plants previously printed in “Flowering Plants of Africa”. There are also many other articles on South African plants including commiphora Zantedeschia Stapeliads in South tropical africa etc. 1973 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ 203 pages
 
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View larger image of 'South African Parasitic Flowering Plants'Visser, Johann -  South African Parasitic Flowering Plants
A fascinating account of these little known plants, organised by family with a good introductory to each and many colour photos of the species. 1981 11 ¾ x 8 ½ 177 pages
 
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Volk -  Graser des Farmgebietes von Sudwestafrica
243 types of grasses are described and illustrated with sketches. German. 1974 10 ¼ x 7 ¾ 148 pages
 
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View larger image of 'South Africa - Paradise at the Continent's End'Waterkamp, Rainer -  South Africa - Paradise at the Continent's End
A colour picture album which depicts the variety of the people, animals and scenery of the country. 159 pages 12 ¼ x 9 ¾ 2007
 
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West -  Field Guide to Aloes of Rhodesia - Bundu series
Descriptions and 32 pages of colour photos. 1974 8 ¼ x 5 ¼ 96 pages
 
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Wild & Drummond eds -  Kirkia volume VII part 1
This book packs in the colour photos of the plant as a whole and the leaves, bark, flowers and seeds to help identify the plants, along with a key based around region and concise descriptions. 2003 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 92 pages
 
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Wilde -  A monograph of the Genus Adenia Forsk(Passifloraceae)
Taxonomic revision with descriptions, distribution maps and sketches. 1971 9 1/2 x 6 ½ 281 pages
 
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View larger image of 'Richtersveld - The Enchanted Wilderness'Williamson -  Richtersveld - The Enchanted Wilderness
This sumptuously illustrated book covers the geology, people, climate, survival strategies floristic zones of the plants and fauna of the area, written by an expert and excellent writer 258 pages 2000 12 x 10 ¾ Revised edition 2010 has 260 pages and is almost identical with original except for names brought up to date, extended epilogue and a very few changes to illustrations.
 
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Wiss -  Unsere Sudwestafrikanischen Akazien
An issue of “Botanischen Mitteilungen” which looks at some of the Acacia species, with edescriptions and sketches. German. 1978 11 ½ x 8 ¼ 18 pages
 
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Zohary, Michael -  Geobotanical Foundations of the Middle East
A pioneer and very thorough book based on the author’s 40 years studying the vegetation of the area. Two volumes in a single hardback book. Maps and black and white photos with a few colour plates. 1973 10 x 7 723 pages
 
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