Photo Guide to Trees of South Africa

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An invaluable identification and reference guide to 300 of the more common tree species in the region, both native and naturalised.

  • Descriptive accounts highlighting the most important field identification characters.
  • Full-color photographs illustrating growth form, flowers, fruit and bark of the various species.
  • Up-to-date distribution maps showing the range of each species in southern Africa.
  • Information on habitat preference of each species and uses by man.
  • Reference to similar and closely related species and how they can be distinguished.
  • Introductory chapters on biomes and trees; fruit trees; furniture and craftwork; firewood; medicinal and poisonous trees; trees and animals; architecture of trees; identifying trees.


Braam van Wyk, Piet van Wyk and Ben-Erik van Wyk


360 pages


240 x 168 mm, Soft cover with gatefolds Full colour, 900 photographs, distribution maps

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