Burrows, John and Sandra
'Figs of Southern & South-Central Africa'
A substantial book on these plants which have such a fascinating pollination mechanism. After brief introductory sections the major part of the book covers the 48 indigenous to Southern Africa, all but one of which the authors have seen in habitat. This covers not only descriptions, taxonomy, ecology and uses and cultivation, but also distribution maps, colour photos of whole trees, trunks, leaves etc, and drawings of leaves and fruits. Further sections cover cultivated varieties and other species related to Ficus, 2003 12 ½ x 9 ¼ 379 pages
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ISBN 1919766243 9781919766249
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