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How To Identify Trees In South Africa (Paperback, Updated 2nd Edition): Braam van Wyk, Piet Van Wyk How To Identify Trees In South Africa (Paperback, Updated 2nd Edition)
Braam van Wyk, Piet Van Wyk
R290 R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Save R58 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This book’s title says it all! Now in an updated second edition, it provides a clear understanding of how trees are constructed and what to look for when identifying a tree.

The book is divided into two parts: Part 1 describes and clearly illustrates the different parts of a tree and their role in tree identification. Part 2 features a key to 43 tree groups, based on easy-to-observe stem and leaf features. It carefully outlines each group and the southern African tree families represented in the different groups. Numerous colour photographs and explanatory illustrations support the text, making this an accessible and easy-to-use guide.

How To Identify Trees In Southern Africa will equip readers with a sound understanding of how trees work and what to look for in order to make a positive ID.

Identifiseer die Bome van Suider-Afrika (Afrikaans, Paperback, Bygewerkte Uitgawe): Braam van Wyk, Piet Van Wyk Identifiseer die Bome van Suider-Afrika (Afrikaans, Paperback, Bygewerkte Uitgawe)
Braam van Wyk, Piet Van Wyk
R290 R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Save R58 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

’n Regstreekse, voor die hand liggende en effektiewe gids tot boom-identifikasie.

Diť boek se titel sÍ dit alles! Hierdie bygewerkte tweede uitgawe verskaf ’n duidelike uiteensetting van hoe bome saamgestel is en waarna om op te let wanneer ’n boom geÔdentifiseer word. Die boek bestaan uit twee dele:

- Deel 1 beskryf en illustreer duidelik die verskillende dele van ’n boom en hul rol in boomidentifikasie.

- Deel 2 bevat ’n sleutel tot 43 boomgroepe, gebaseer op maklik waarneembare stingel- en blaarkenmerke. Dit gee ’n duidelike oorsig van elke groep, sowel as die Suider-Afrikaanse boomfamilies wat in die onderskeie groepe verteenwoordig word. Talle kleurfoto’s en verduidelikende illustrasies ondersteun die teks wat diť handleiding toeganklik en gebruikersvriendelik maak.

Identifiseer die Bome van Suider-Afrika sal lesers toerus met ’n goeie begrip van die bou van bome en waarna hulle moet oplet om dit korrek te kan identifiseer.

Also available in English as How to Identify Trees in Southern Africa .

Veldgids tot Bome van Suider-Afrika (Afrikaans, Paperback, Nuwe Uitgawe): Braam van Wyk, Piet Van Wyk Veldgids tot Bome van Suider-Afrika (Afrikaans, Paperback, Nuwe Uitgawe)
Braam van Wyk, Piet Van Wyk
R490 R391 Discovery Miles 3 910 Save R99 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Hierdie omvattend uitgebreide, hersiene uitgawe van die beste verkoper onder boom-veldgidse vir die streek bied veel meer as die hoogs suksesvolle eerste uitgawe. Volledig bygewerkte teks (insluitend bykomende spesie-inskrywings) en verspreidingskaarte, talle nuwe foto’s en ’n nuwe seksie van 87 bladsye met foto’s van die hele boom maak diť gewilde gids nog meer noodsaaklik in die veld.

Suider-Afrika het ’n ryk verskeidenheid bome, met sowat 2 100 inheemse en meer as 100 genaturaliseerde uitheemse spesies. Veldgids tot Bome van Suider-Afrika beskryf en illustreer meer as 1 000 hiervan, met die klem op die algemeenste bome en diť wat waarskynlik die meeste teŽgekom word. Spesies is op grond van maklik waarneembare blaar- en stingelkenmerke logies in 43 groepe gerangskik, elke inskrywing met volkleurfoto’s van die diagnostiese dele van die plant. Praktiese gebruike van die plante word ook genoem.

Guide to Trees Introduced into Southern Africa (Paperback): Hugh Glen, Braam van Wyk Guide to Trees Introduced into Southern Africa (Paperback)
Hugh Glen, Braam van Wyk
R390 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R78 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Southern Africa is home to more than 2,000 introduced (not indigenous) trees. These non-native species are encountered daily and form a familiar part of our urban landscapes, growing successfully in parks, gardens, along road sides, and in other open spaces. This guide features nearly 600 of the most common and familiar of these and, using the same model of identification as FG Trees of Southern Africa, facilitates ID based on leaf and stem features.

The book provides the country of origin for each species and offers key information on cultivation and uses. Each entry is supported by colour images that depict key features, and a shaded map that shows the plant’s cold tolerance (where the species can grow). An essential guide for landscapers and gardeners as well as tree enthusiasts who will struggle to find these trees in their guide to indigenous trees.

Trees of Southern Africa (Paperback, Revised Edition): Braam van Wyk, Piet Van Wyk Trees of Southern Africa (Paperback, Revised Edition)
Braam van Wyk, Piet Van Wyk
R490 R391 Discovery Miles 3 910 Save R99 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This comprehensively updated and expanded edition of the region’s best-selling field guide to trees offers much, much more than the highly successful first edition. Fully updated text (including additional species entries) and distribution maps, numerous new photographs and a new 87-page section of full-tree photographs makes this well-loved guide even more indispensable in the field.

Southern Africa has a rich variety of tree species, with an estimated 2 100 indigenous species and more than 100 naturalised aliens. Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa describes and illustrates more than 1 000 of these, focusing on trees that are the most common and most likely to be encountered. Species are logically arranged in 43 groups based on easy-to-observe leaf and stem features, and each account is illustrated by full-colour photographs of the plant’s diagnostic parts. The text also touches on the practical uses of the plants.

Pocket Guide Wild Flowers of South Africa (Paperback): Braam van Wyk Pocket Guide Wild Flowers of South Africa (Paperback)
Braam van Wyk
R190 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R38 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Pocket Guide: Wild Flowers of South Africa covers some 260 flowers representing all of the region’s major vegetation types:

- Accounts are conveniently organised by flower colour.

- Key ID features are supplied for each flower, as well as interesting facts.

- A photograph and distribution map accompany each species.

- Includes common and conspicuous plants as well as some alien species that are naturalized in the region.

This book showcases some of the region’s diverse, strikingly beautiful floral splendours.

Aloes in South Africa (Paperback): Gideon Smith, Braam van Wyk Aloes in South Africa (Paperback)
Gideon Smith, Braam van Wyk
R270 R216 Discovery Miles 2 160 Save R54 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Aloes are the flagship plants of Africa, vividly defining the landscapes in which they occur.

In garden settings, these stately succulent plants capture the allure of the African savanna and serve as excellent focus plants around which other indigenous plants can be successfully grouped.

Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology of African aloes, describing their habits, characteristic features and distribution in nature. It also details 58 aloe and related species across several vegetation zones.

Aloe cultivation and propagation is discussed too, providing insight into optimum growing conditions, gardening styles and plants that flourish in different regions.

A feature on medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses reveals the special properties of these intriguing plants. Whether you are starting a garden, redeveloping one or simply looking to expand your knowledge of these fascinating succulents, Aloes in Southern Africa will prove an invaluable guide.

Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa (Paperback, Reissue): Braam van Wyk, Piet Van Wyk Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa (Paperback, Reissue)
Braam van Wyk, Piet Van Wyk 1
R865 R682 Discovery Miles 6 820 Save R183 (21%) Out of stock

Written and photographed by two of the leading tree authorities in southern Africa, Trees of southern Africa, has been long awaited and fills a gap in the southern African book market. It is the first definitive photographic field guide to the trees of southern Africa, covering approximately 900 of the species found in the region. More than 1 000 full-colour photographs; Full-colour distribution maps; Accessible, user-friendly design; Colour coding for ease of reference.

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