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Cycads of Africa

Douglas Goode

Cycads of Africa

by Douglas Goode

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Published by Struik Winchester in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.,
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Encephalartos -- Africa.,
    • Encephalartos -- Africa -- Pictorial works.,
    • Cycads -- Africa.,
    • Cycads -- Africa -- Pictorial works.,
    • Botanical illustration -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 250) and index.

      StatementDouglas Goode ; consultant editor, John Comrie-Greig.
      ContributionsComrie-Greig, John.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK494.5.C995 G66 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1962196M
      ISBN 100947430121, 0947430148, 094743013X
      LC Control Number90193825

      Buy Cycads of Africa by Goode, Douglas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Book Description: pp, Hardcover with matching laminated pictorial slipcase. Beautifully colour illustrated, with full-page depictions of the cycads in their natural environment, along with details of the leaflets, cones, seeds and cone-scales; distribution maps.

      realise that cycads would die out in southern Africa unless drastic steps were taken to protect them and she fought passionately for more effective legislation and conservation action. Cynthia was Cynthia’s passion for cycads led to the publication of her book, Cycads of South Africa, first published in. Cycads of South Africa. [Cynthia Giddy; Barbara Jeppe] -- "This book, now in its second edition, is the result of years of study and of trips to see and photograph cycads in their natural habitat. Each of the 29 South African species is described in terms.

      Cynthia Giddy dedicated her life to the protection and propagation of South African flora, especially succulents, aloes and cycads. This is evident in her book, Cycads of South Africa. Her detailed descriptions of 29 South African species of cycad, their habitats, history and propagation are enhanced by beautiful hand drawn illustrations and. Cycad Africa, Brits, North West. likes 10 talking about this 4 were here. Cycad Africa is a commercial nursery specialising in critically endangered, vulnerable, priority cultivation and 5/5(1).


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The author is giving a whealth of information on the different cycad species found in Africa. If you collect Encephalartos plants this book must be in your library. Read also Cycads of Central Africa by Peter Heibloem and Cycads of Cycads of Africa book Africa by Cynthia by: Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: C.

Struik; 2nd edition () Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: 12 x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 4 customer ratings Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Cited by: These 2 volumes are THE books on Cycads.

The only part is some of the photos are not clear, its only a minority of them and you can still see the plants. However 5/5(4). Cycads--with special reference to the southern African species Newly Translated English Edition by Prof. Nat Grobbelaar Signed by Author: Cycads of Africa, by Douglas Goode Published Out of Print: Cycads of Africa, Volume I, by Douglas Goode -- Published Cycads of Africa, by Douglas Goode (edited by Graham Linscott) is a lavishly illustrated record of Goode's safaris into various parts of Africa to photograph and study different species of Encephelartos.

Published init updates an earlier Cycads of Africa () which was itself the culmination of 20 years of fieldwork and study with the Durban Natural Science Museum. Cycads of Africa. Douglas Goode. Home; Agaves; Aloes; Cycads.

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Noel McGough, Maurizio Sajeva, Uwe Schippmann, and Maurice Tse-Laurence. CITES and Cycads: a user’s guide. This book is a milestone [in] the promotion of cycads to the world at large. It is a 'must have'. -- Roy Osborne, Palms & Cycads, No.

74, March Timber press continues its tradition of excellent botanical monographs with a study of cycads. -- Bookseller, Febru [This book] is worth the price for the pictures alone/5(13). Cycads of central africa The cycad genus Encephalartos has captured the imagination of botanists, plant lovers, landscapers and enthusiasts for over years.

The many members of the genus Encephalartos are arguably the most diverse, widely distributed and spectacular of all the cycad families & are endemic to the continent of Africa. Cycads of South Africa by Giddy, Cynthia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Cycads of Africa, Volume I, by Douglas Goode -- Published This is the long-awaited book by Douglas Goode -- a complete treatment of African Cycads.

Goode travelled to many hard to find (and sometimes perilous) locations to obtain photographs of some of the rarest African cycads. South African Cycads Cycads date back million years. They have a trunk, leaves and cones, all of which are covered with stiff, sharp spines.

Cycads will either be male or female in gender and when they are in a reproductive condition they bear large cones. Cycads / ˈ s aɪ k æ d z / are seed Also, the depiction of cycad distribution in Africa, particularly the western boundary, should be improved to show the actual range limits, rather than national borders.

Cultural significance. In Vanuatu, the cycad is known as namele and is Clade: Tracheophytes. The CycadsVolume 2 (Africa and the Americas) Loran Whitelocks update to his popular The Cycads, with Duke Benadom as contributing author, editor, and publisher, is the second of two volumes; this one covering Africa and the Americas.5/5(1).

Books Galore Edenvale Shop 2a Greenstone Crescent Shopping Centre, Greenstone Hill Ext24, Modderfontein, Edenvale, GautengManager Michael +27 () Description This book describes each of the 29 species of Cycads found in South Africa and shows up to 7 beautiful images of each which includes a page of text and a distribution map.

Cycads of Africa, by Douglas Goode Published Out of Print OUT OF PRINT EDITION This is Douglas Goode's landmark publication, which introduced the horticultural world to the beauty of African Cycads, particularly specimens in their native habitat.

About this book. South Africa is considered a critical centre of cycad diversity. Of the 37 cycad species occurring in South Arica, 29 species are endemic to the country, i.e. they occur nowhere else in the world. COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.A caudex is a enlarged stem or root.

For cycads the caudex is a swollen stem. Caudex sizes can vary from many meters in length to forming only underground (subterranean). The caudex of cycads can be a sensitive part of the plant, as a result many factors of their ."This book, now in its second edition, is the result of years of study and of trips to see and photograph cycads in their natural habitat.

Each of the 29 South African species is described in terms of stem, leaves, seeds and cones. Each description is accompanied by a colour plate showing details of male cones, female cones, leaves and plants in their natural environment "--Book jacket.