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e - Sasol First Field Guide to Aloes of Southern Africa

ISBN 
9781431702503
Format 
Epdf
Recommended Price 
R55.00
Published 
November 2011
About the book: 

Sasol First Field Guide to Aloes of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the aloes of the region.

Full-colour photographs , distribution maps and easy-to-read text will help the budding naturalist to identify the more common aloes found in southern African gardens and landscapes, discover where they occur, and learn about their unique features.

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About the Author
With over 40 books and hundreds of papers to his name, Gideon F Smith is South Africa’s most prolific author on aloes and other succulent plants. He is Chief Director for Biosystematics and Collections at the South African National Biodiversity Institute, professor of plant science at the University of Pretoria, and a research associate at the University of Coimbra, Portugal and the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Through his interests in the biology and classification of succulent plants, as well as landscaping and horticulture, he is involved in various national and international environmental research associations.

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