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This field guide to the trees of Southern Africa covers approximately 900 of the species found in the region. The trees are grouped into sections according to leaf shape, and each section is identified by a line drawing of the leaf group. Each species is illustrated by photographs of the diagnostic tree parts, which may include flowers, fruit, bark, or a combination of the ...more
Paperback, 536 pages
Published December 1st 1997 by Striuk Publishers (first published July 1st 1997)
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This field guide to the trees of Southern Africa covers approximately 900 of the species found in the region. The trees are grouped into sections according to leaf shape, and each section is identified by a line drawing of the "leaf group". Each species is illustrated by photographs of the diagnostic tree parts, which may include flowers, fruit, bark, or a combination of these. Concise descriptions of each tree are written with an emphasis on identification and the authors provide additional inf ...more
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Recommends it for: naturalists, botanists, rangers, bushcraft practitioners
Note: This review applies to the paperback first edition (1997) only. The contents of the Kindle edition (second edition, 2013) and the paperback's second edition (2013) may differ. The second edition adds nearly 200 pages of content and may have revised maps of tree species ranges.

The Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa (1997) by Braam van Wyk and Piet van Wyk is the penultimate reference guide to over 1,000 species of trees and shrubs in Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Afric
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