Proteas of Southern Africa

John Rourke. Artists: Fay Anderson and Lura Ripley
Purnell & Sons S.A.
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A work befitting the magnitude of the author, this large format book features all 82 known Protea species south of the Limpopo River. Accompanying life-size watercolour reproductions of each species by acclaimed artist Fay Anderson and Lura Ripley are full scientific details with additional information on distribution, habitat and cultivation. Each detailed description that is a distillation of the immense knowledge of the author, includes Greek/Latin etymologies, synonymy  and cultivation advice.