Orchids of South Africa is the first field guide to local orchids to be published in over 30 years, and presents the more than 450 orchid species found in the region, including Lesotho and Swaziland.
A comprehensive roundup of orchids in their natural habitat, the book features:
* multiple photos for each species
* distribution maps
* flowering time-bars
* succinct text, enabling sure identification of these fascinating plants.
An illustrated introduction discusses orchid structure, ecology and conservation status.
Informative, colourful and easy-to-use, Orchids of South Africa is the authoritative update enthusiasts have been waiting for.
Published April 2016
Author Steve Johnston, Benny Bytebier
Photographer Herbert Stärker