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Field guide to fynbos

Author: John Manning; Colin Paterson-Jones
Publisher: Cape Town : Struik Nature, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Field Guide to Fynbos features over 1,000 species from the Cape Floristic Region - home to one of the world's richest floras. This fully updated edition focuses on the most common and 'showy' plants. An introduction unpacks the world of fynbos - including origins, diversity, climate and adaptations - and is followed by a photographic key and descriptions of the fynbos families. Species descriptions are accompanied  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Manning; Colin Paterson-Jones
ISBN: 9781775845904 1775845907
OCLC Number: 1050446615
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 507 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : The world of fynbos --
How to use this book : Where to begin --
Finding the right group --
Guide to family groups --
Descriptions of fynbos families --
Species descriptions : Group one to eight --
Index --
Illustrated glossary --
Text glossary.
Responsibility: John Manning ; photography by Colin Paterson-Jones and John Manning.

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Field Guide to Fynbos features over 1,000 species from the Cape Floristic Region - home to one of the world's richest floras. This fully updated edition focuses on the most common and 'showy' plants. An introduction unpacks the world of fynbos - including origins, diversity, climate and adaptations - and is followed by a photographic key and descriptions of the fynbos families. Species descriptions are accompanied by photographs, distribution maps, comparisons with similar species, and notes on traditional uses.

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