Synonymous with South Africa, proteas form part of a family that includes some 370 species of leucospernums, leucadendrons, serrurias and others. This book describes all known species of Proteaceae in the Cape Floral Kingdom and further afield, and includes diagrammatic quick keys and clear, concise text. Diagnostic features are highlighted, and a distribution map accompanies each species description. For amateur botanists and those who like to ramble in the fynbos.
Publisher: Fernwood Press (Pty) Ltd ,South Africa