Book ID: 99470
Botanical exploration of Southern Africa. An illustrated history of early botanical literature on the Cape flora. Biographical accounts of the leading plant collectors and their activities in southern Africa from the days of the East India Company until the modern times. 2010. (Strelitzia, 26). photogr. maps. IX, 489 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
This book consists of mainly two parts. Part I is outlining thebotanical history of S. Africa up to about 1750 (Voyages, PioneerObservers, Early Botanical Collections, etc.). Part II presents theDictionary of Plant Collectors.