Additional Details

ISBN: 9780620370122
Country: South Africa
Language: English
Format: Softcover
Weight: 0.3000
Pages: 72
Size (mm): 245 x 170 x 3
Edition: First
Publication Date: 01-09-2006
Audience: Gardeners, landscapers, researchers, tourists, florists, educational establishments
Age Group: 15+

Forest Plants in the Forest and in the Garden

Indigenous forest plants, butterflies, birds and mammals of South Africa, forest plants, shade plants.



A beautifully illustrated guide to 107 plants and some of the butterflies, birds and mammals found in forests of South Africa, the author is Elsa Pooley and principal photographer is Geoff Nichols.

FOREST PLANTS provides notes on the plants, utilization and gardening, as well as scientific and common names in local languages. This lightweight 72 page book with 170 full colour photographs will be a delight to gardeners, tourists, environmentalist and educationalists alike.

This book is designed to cover plants in the forests of South Africa and highlight the beauty, value and importance of our forests with a view to promoting long term conservation and sustainable management. It provides an easy introduction to the plants and main animals of this forest biome.

Additional information on each plant will also be found in Elsa Pooley’ s best-selling field guides to Trees of Eastern South Africa, also Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal, and Mountain Flowers of the Drakensberg and Lesotho.