About the book:
Pocket Guide Fynbos features over 300 of the most spectacular and commonly seen species from South Africa’s renowned floral kingdom – all in one handy, easy-to-use guide.
The species are presented in detail, with each entry featuring:
- succinct descriptions of the plant and its habitat, comparisons with similar species and flowering times
- full-colour photographs and distribution maps
- floral key, using symbols to denote main identifying features
- interesting facts about species.
For ease of use, the species are divided into 10 distinct groups, and an illustrated floral key on the inside front cover offers flower lovers a smart tool with which to identify species more accurately.
The introduction describes the world of fynbos, detailing the origins, diversity, adaptations and conservation of this unique flora.
This compact guide is an invaluable aid for anyone interested in South Africa’s astonishing floral treasures.