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Succulent Flora of Southern Africa

D. Court

Succulent Flora of Southern Africa

by D. Court

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biogeography,
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Plant Geography,
  • Science,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Botany

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9108096M
    ISBN 109061910919
    ISBN 109789061910916

    Southern Africa is the natural home of the richest and most diverse succulent flora in the world. These plants come in all shapes and sizes, from trees, such as the baobab at more than 20 m tall, to miniature soil huggers, just a few millimetres high, which mimic their pebble-desert surroundings. Crassula rubricaulis (Red-stem Crassula) is a succulent plant native to the coastal mountains of the southern Cape, South Africa.. Description. This species can be distinguished by its fleshy, succulent leaves, which are a minimum of 2 mm in thickness. In addition, the leaves are smooth, sessile, egg-shaped (with the narrowest part against the stem), with bright red gulfpbc.com: Angiosperms.

    This impressive work is the first comprehensive account of the vegetation of southern Africa. The region contains a remarkable juxtaposition of different ecosystems, yet it forms a cohesive ecological unit with exceptionally high endemism. The book is divided into three major parts: Part I provides the physiographic, climatic, biogeographic and historical background essential for understanding. Southern Africa is the natural home of the richest and most diverse succulent flora in the world. These plants come in all shapes and sizes, from trees such as the baobab at more than 20 m tall, to miniature soil huggers, just a few millimetres high, which mimic their pebble-desert gulfpbc.com: Penguin Random House South Africa.

    This site displays photos of wildflowers taken in the Eastern and Western Cape Province of South Africa, and at several botanical gardens in Southern California. It also includes an essay on Cape flora, maps, an etymology of South African plant names, and a list of both print and internet references. 18th centur y, the publication of Flora capensis Grassland, (subtropical) Thicket, Nama-Karoo and Succulent Karoo (Mucina and the study site lies on the Highveld of Southern Africa, at.


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Succulents of Southern Africa, published by Honeyguide Publications, is the most extensive photographic publication of general succulent plants of this region yet produced.

Nothing else is available currently to the extent, lavish style and user-friendliness of this work. Twenty-five per cent of southern African flora is succulent in nature, and a remarkable forty per cent of the world's succulent plants occur in South Africa.

The book will highlight the diversity of succulents that occur in the region with special emphasis on the larger groups -mesems (vygies) and aloes. Sep 05,  · Twenty-five per cent of southern African flora is succulent in nature, and a remarkable forty per cent of the world's succulent plants occur in South Africa.

The book will highlight the diversity of succulents that occur in the region with special emphasis on /5(6). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Succulent Flora of Southern Africa at gulfpbc.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Jul 01,  · Southern Africa is the natural home of the most diverse and remarkable succulent flora in the world. In this newly revised edition of the classic text, descriptions include characteristics of species, recent taxonomic advances, and their distribution in Southern Africa on maps of each gulfpbc.com: Jun 01,  · Succulent Flora of Southern Africa.

Doreen Court. for tunnel boring machines based on an expanded version of the Q-value, gulfpbc.com book also looks at logging methods and tunnel support design. shrublet solitary South Africa south-western Cape southern Namibia species spines spiny spreading stamens Stapelia stemless subsp succulent.

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Nov 18,  · Where geographical distribution is used as a primary factor in the grouping of species as a way to focus upon the possible identity of an unknown plant, this approach is clearly useful if the provenance of the specimen is known, particularly since many succulent species of Southern Africa are quite localised in their gulfpbc.com: P.

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therefore inevitably incomplete. They nevertheless provide a useful checklist of the plants of southern Africa. Changes over ten years The southern African flora is extremely diverse and many groups are not well known or well documented, with the most recent revisions often going back 50 years or more.

When any of these groups are revised. Succulent flora of Southern Africa, this third edition covers a large number of genera of Southern African succulent plants belonging to eight families: Aizoaceae sensu APG III, (as Mesembryanthemaceae), Portulacaceae, Crassulaceae, the opportunity to include a striking photograph of this amazing curiosity in the book is gulfpbc.com: P.

Brandham. Jun 01,  · Succulent flora of southern Africa, rev. Court, Doreen. A.A. Balkema pages $ Hardcover QK Illustrated with color and b&w photos and maps, this x" botanical reference and identification guide covers those species most frequently grown and cultivated in the region, as well as species that are closely related to them.

About this book. Succulent Flora of Southern Africa, first published inhas long served as an authoritative guide for academics and lay enthusiasts gulfpbc.com long-awaited third edition takes into account intervening taxonomic advances and the discovery and naming of ever more species.

Nov 01,  · Information has been supplemented in line with the latest thinking and the book has been newly designed for clarity and ease of reference. Given the phenomenal extent of our succulent flora, this fully updated edition is a timely addition to the botanical literature of southern Africa.

Succulent Flora of Southern Africa by Court, Doreen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at gulfpbc.com Information has been supplemented in line with the latest thinking and the book has been newly designed for clarity and ease of reference.

Given the phenomenal extent of our succulent flora, this fully updated edition is a timely addition to the botanical literature of southern gulfpbc.com: Doreen Court. Apr 24,  · A Great Read: Doreen Court's "Succulent Flora of Southern Africa", (3rd Edition) Doreen Court's latest edition of her weighty tome on the succulents of Southern Africa is quite amazing.

Published init's very up-to-date with the newest taxonomic changes and species listings for hundreds of succulents, including the entire bunch from.

A further difficulty is that plants are not either succulent or non-succulent. In many genera and families there is a continuous gradation from plants with thin leaves and normal stems to those with very clearly thickened and fleshy leaves or stems, so that deciding what is a succulent is often arbitrary.

Southern Africa is the natural home of the richest and most diverse succulent flora in the world. These plants come in all shapes and sizes, from trees, such as the baobab at more than 20 m tall, to miniature soil huggers, just a few millimetres high, which mimic their pebble-desert surroundings/5.

Succulents of Southern Africa is a valuable addition for all who are interested in succulent plants as well as for botanical faculties, libraries, universities and for the serious book collector.

The Collectors’ Edition is quarter-bound in leather together with fine book cloth with a slipcase. Customer ReviewsPrice Range: £ - £. Succulent Flora of Southern Africa. Succulent Flora of Southern Africa by Doreen Court pages, hardback, ISBN This book was first published by A A Balkema init proved very popular and for a long time it was out of print.

Now available again it is a good book to get an overview of the rich South Africa succulent flora.This is a comprehensive book on Southern African indigenous succulent flora, planned as an authoritative reference work for botanists, horticulturists, collectors, amateur gardeners and many knowledgeable enthusiasts.

this book covers a total of genera.Nov 01,  · Click here to buy Succulent Flora of Southern Africa by Doreen Court on Hardcover and find more of your favourite Flora books in Raru's Online Book gulfpbc.comry: Books.