Pocket Guide: Wild Flowers of South Africa

Pocket Guide: Wild Flowers of South Africa covers some 260 flowers representing all of the region’s major vegetation types.
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Title: Pocket Guide Wild Flowers of South Africa
Author: Braam van Wyk
Genre: Flower Guide
Series: Pocket Guide
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa 2015
ISBN 9781775841661 / ISBN 978-1-77584-166-1
Softcover, 11 x 18 cm, 160 pages, 260 photographs


South Africa's plants are exceptionally diverse, and many are strikingly beautiful. The Pocket Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa showcases some of these floral splendours. It covers 260 flowers representing all the major vegetation types and includes common and conspicuous plants as well as some alien species that are naturalised in the region. Its features include flowers arranged according to colour, a focus on common, conspicuous flowers, furtheron full-colour images and distribution maps for all featured species. Author and plant expert Professor Braam van Wyk describes key identification features and highlights interesting facts as well.

Content: Pocket Guide. Wild Flowers of South Africa

How to use this book
Species accounts
White or whitish flowers
Yellow or cream flowers
Orange to brown or red-brown flowers
Pink to red or red-purple flowers
Blue or blue-purple flowers
Green or greenish flowers
Further reading
Index to Afrikaans common names
Index to English common names