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Figs of Southern and South-Central Africa - Hardcover

Are you looking for a comprehensive guidebook on the fields of southern and South-Central Africa? Get Figs of Southern and South-Central Africa by the well known husband and wife botanical team, John & Sandra Burrows.

Figs of Southern and South-Central Africa is an authoritative work that provides detailed information on the 48 native figs (Ficus) of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi.

Also included are the commonly cultivated figs which were introduced into the region for economic and ornamental horticulture, and the other members of the Fig family (Moraceae) found in the region, including the cultivated mulberry (Morus), the breadfruit (Artocarpus), and the timber tree which produces iroko lumber (Milicia).

A total of 88 species are covered.

ZAR390.00
Availability: In stock
ISBN
9781919766243

Authors: John Burrows & Sandra Burrows
ISBN (ENG): 978-1-919766-24-3
Extent: 380 pages
Format: 235 x 315 mm

Hard cover, bound in fine cloth with a hardcover and laminated French fold dust covert, more than 500 colour photographs and 90 full-page pen-and-ink illustrations.

 

About the book:

 

Figs of Southern and South-Central Africa is a book written by the well known husband and wife botanical team, John & Sandra Burrows who also produced the definitive work on ferns of the region in their Southern African Ferns and Fern-Allies (1990). Eleven years in the making, this authoritative work provides detailed information on the 48 native figs (Ficus) of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi.

Also included are the commonly cultivated figs which were introduced into the region for economic and ornamental horticulture, and the other members of the Fig family (Moraceae) found in the region, including the cultivated mulberry (Morus), the breadfruit (Artocarpus), and the timber tree which produces iroko lumber (Milicia).

A total of 88 species are covered.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE: As this is not a Briza Publications title, we might not always have stock immediately available. As such, please make allowance for extra delivery time on your purchase.

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