South Africa's floral heritage, one of the richest in the world, continues to capture the excited attention of botanists and laymen. Like the land itself, its flora provides an abundance of contrasts, from the bashful disa to the proudly beautiful strelitzia, the majestic giant protea and the wealth of ericas which share its rocky kingdom, the blazing carpets of daisies of Namaqualand, to the burnished spears of an aloe-covered hillside. The first chapter introduces the reader to the wonders of our floral kingdom while ...

Wild Flowers of South Africa 1996, Struik Publishers, Cape Town

ISBN-13: 9781868258970