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Sasol First Field Guide to Wild Flowers of Southern Africa
These natural history guides have been developed to encourage young people and anyone with a budding interest in natural history to learn about the wonders of southern Africa's fascinating fauna and flora. They are an invaluable resource for the beginner, providing information at a glance: each of the species presented is described in easy-to-read text, with a photograph and distribution map. A short introduction gives context to the topic.
These compact guides come in a handy pocket size and are easy to use in the field “ and make ideal gifts for children or beginners in the field.
Also available in Afrikaans as Veld Blomme van suider-Afrika.
About the Author - John Manning (Dr)
John Manning is a botanist at the SA National Biodiversity Institute in Cape Town. A world authority on the Iris and Hyacinth families, he has written many popular and scientific papers as well as books and is known for his flower illustrations and photographs. His awards include the Botanical Society of South Africa Marloth Medal (2005) and the University of KwaZulu-Natal.