• Twitter
  • Facebook
Theme
Currency
Log-in | Register | My Basket : arrow

Your shopping basket is currently empty.

0 items - 0.00
Our Publications

The Pemberley Bookshop

Our Shop

Why not come and peruse our comprehensive range of natural history titles at our well stocked bookshop, where you can also receive our expert advice. Click here for details of our shop.

Field Guide to Renosterveld of the Overberg

by Curtis-Scott, O.; Goulding, M.

  • Paperback £21.00
  • New Book Availability : Usually available within 5 day(s)
  • Add to wishlist
  • Catalogue No : 44892
  • ISBN : 9781775845805
  • Published : 2020
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 488
  • Publisher : Struik
  • Illustrations : col photos, b/w illus

Our customers have not yet submitted a review for this title - click here to be the first to write a review

Description:

Part of the Fynbos biome, Renosterveld is one of the world’s most threatened vegetation types, with just 5% of its original extent remaining. Focusing specifically on the Renosterveld of the Overberg region in the Western Cape, this field guide is the first of its kind to cover this highly endangered ecosystem, characterised by nutrient-rich soil which has been exploited for agriculture.

* An in-depth introduction sets the scene, defining what Renosterveld is and giving some historical background to the ecology of the area.

* The plants section follows, featuring over 980 plant species from the common and ‘showy’ to the weird, obscure and often-overlooked.

* A shorter section of 140 animal species showcases the diversity of creatures found here despite severe habitat loss and fragmentation.

* Additional features include a glossary with supporting illustrations, guidelines for landowners and farmers, and a comprehensive index.

Field Guide to Renosterveld of the Overberg promises to be an enduring record of this unique and severely threatened ecosystem. It will be a vital addition to any nature lover’s bookshelf.

You may also like...

Scotland (New Naturalist 119)

Scotland (New Naturalist 119)

Friend, P.

Price £40.00

(Save £10.00)

Skomer Island

Skomer Island

Alexander, M.

Price £29.99

The Great Fen: A Journey through Time

The Great Fen: A Journey through Time

Bowley, A.

Price £27.50

Pembrokeshire (New Naturalist 141)

Pembrokeshire (New Naturalist 141)

Mullard, J.

Price £47.50

(Save £17.50)

Shotover: The Life of an Oxfordshire Hill

Shotover: The Life of an Oxfordshire Hill

Wright, I.; Wright, J.

Price £27.50

Subscribe to our mailing list More details about our mailing list arrow