9781770074620-1770074627-Aloes of Southern Africa

Aloes of Southern Africa

ISBN-13: 9781770074620
ISBN-10: 1770074627
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Smith, Gideon, van Wyk, Braam
Publication date: 2011
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
Format: Paperback 136 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781770074620
ISBN-10: 1770074627
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Smith, Gideon, van Wyk, Braam
Publication date: 2011
Publisher: Penguin Random House South Africa
Format: Paperback 136 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Smith, Gideon, van Wyk, Braam wrote Aloes of Southern Africa comprising 136 pages back in 2011. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1770074627 and 9781770074620. Since then Aloes of Southern Africa textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Aloes are the flagship plants of Africa, vividly defining the landscapes in which they occur. In garden settings, these stately succulent plants capture the allure of the African savanna and serve as excellent focus plants around which other indigenous plants can be successfully grouped.

Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology of African aloes, describing their habits, characteristic features and distribution in nature. It also details 58 aloe and related species across several vegetation zones. Aloe cultivation and propagation is discussed too, providing insight into optimum growing conditions, gardening styles and plants that flourish in different regions.

A feature on medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses reveals the special properties of these intriguing plants. Whether you are starting a garden, redeveloping one or simply looking to expand your knowledge of these fascinating succulents, Aloes in Southern Africa will prove an invaluable guide.

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