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Trees & Shrubs Of East Africa

ISBN 
9781770078888
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R360.00
Published 
September 2011
About the book: 

East Africa boasts a tremendous natural wealth of flora – indigenous, naturalized and exotic. 

This updated second edition of Field guide to common trees & shrubs of East Africa  features more than 400 of the trees and shrubs that are commonly found in the region. 

The book is divided into four parts – trees, shrubs, palms and mangroves – with each part arranged in alphabetical order according to scientific name. 

The book features: 

  • Species accounts describing the plants' habitat, bark, leaves, flowers and fruit. 
  • Descriptions of the species' general and commercial applications and uses in traditional medicine. 
  • More than 1 200 photographs depicting the species, its fruit, flowers and bark. 
  • Glossaries of botanical and medical terms. An Illustrated glossary showing flower parts, leaf shapes and leaf arrangements to clarify the terms used in the book. 

This invaluable guide will help plant enthusiasts identify prominent species in gardens and parks, along roadsides and in easily accessible parts of the East Africa countryside.

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