Sources of Information

The Website Editor gratefully acknowledges the following sources of information and material contributions used in the development of this site. Contributors vary widely in their roles, but are entered here once input provided has been used.

The input used on this site are grouped as: Advisors, Bibliography, Botanical Artists, Plant Photographers, Websites

Advisors

 

Erhan Uludag, Operation Wildflower Trustee, Johannesburg

Eric Aspeling, Amateur Botanist, Potchefstroom

Jack Lätti, Horticulturist, Melbourne, Australia

Mercia Komen, Website Developer, Johannesburg

Ricky Mauer, Amateur Botanist, Pretoria

West van der Vyver, Chairman of Operation Wildflower, Johannesburg

Bibliography

 

Andrew, G. (2012): Geoffrey's Fernkloof Plant Names Explained. Printed by Ink & Print, Hermanus

Baker, H. A. and Oliver, E. G. H. (1967): Ericas in Southern Africa. Purnell, Cape Town

Batten, A. (1986): Blomme van Suider-Afrika. Frandsen Uitgewers, Sandton

Bean, A. and Johns, A. (2005): South African Wild Flower Guide 5: Stellenbosch to Hermanus. Botanical Society of South Africa, Cape Town

Blundell, M. (1987): Wildflowers of East Africa. Collins Photo Guide

Bond, P. and Goldblatt, P. (1984): Plants of the Cape Flora. Journal of SA Botany

Botha, K ((1981): The Bilingual Encyclopedia of Indoor Plants. Perskor, Johannesburg

Bromilow, C. (1995): Problem Plants of South Africa. BRIZA Publications, Pretoria

Burman, J. and Bean, A. ((1985): Hottentots-Holland tot Hermanus Gids 5. Botaniese Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Kaapstad

Capon, B. (2005): Botany for Gardeners. (Revised Edition) Timber Press, Portland

Carr, J.D. (1976): The South African Acacias. Conservation Press, Johannesburg

Carr, J.D. (1988): Combretaceae in Southern Africa. Tree Society of Southern Africa

Carruthers, V. (1990): The Magaliesberg. Southern Book Publishers, Johannesburg

Clarke, H., Mackenzie, B. (2007): Common Wild Flowers of Table Mountain. Struik Publishers, Cape Town

Coates Palgrave, K.; Revised by M. Coates Palgrave (2002): Trees of Southern Africa. C. Struik Publishers Cape Town

Cowling, R. and Pierce, S. (1999): Namaqualand, a Succulent Desert. Fernwood Press, Vlaeberg

Craib, C., Condy, G and Ralfe, M (2005): Grass Aloes in the South African veld. Umdaus Press, Hatfield

Dean, C.M. (2005): Journey through The Living Deserts of South Africa. Dean & Associates, Coalville, England

Don, M. (1996): Around the World in 80 Gardens. Phoenix, London

Dorrat-Haaksma, E. and Linder, H.P. (2012, Second Edition): Restios of the Fynbos. Struik, Cape Town

Duncan, G. (2010): Grow Bulbs. Kirstenbosch Gardening Series

Dyer, C. and Esterhuyse, C.J. (1988): Tree of the Year, Olea Species. Department of Environmental Affairs

Edwards, C.R. (1982): Roodepoort Trees. Wildlife Society of Southern Africa

Eliovson, S. (1962): Discovering Wild Flowers in Southern Africa. Howard Timmins, Cape Town

Eliovson, S. (1967): Proteas for Pleasure. Macmillan, Johannesburg

Eliovson, S. (1984): Wild Flowers of Southern Africa. (7th Edition) M

Eliovson, S. (1990): Namaqualand in flower. Media House Publications, Sandton

Fabian, A. (paintings) and Germishuizen, G. (text) (1982): Transvaal Wild Flowers. Macmillan Johannesburg

Fox, F.W. and Norwood Young, M.E. (1982): Food from the Veld, Edible Wild Plants of Southern Africa Botanically and Described. Delta Books, Craighall

Funston, M. (1993): Bushveld Trees, Lifeblood of the Transvaal Lowveld. Fernwood Press, Vlaeberg

Gledhill, E. (1981): Eastern Cape Veld Flowers. Department of Nature Conservation of the Cape Provincial Administration

Grant, R., Thomas, V. and Van Gogh, J. (2001): Sappi Tree Spotting (Lowveld). (2nd Edition) Jacana

Hankey, A. (Undated): Introduction to Aloe Identification. Unpublished

Hardy, D. and Fabian, A. (1992): Succulents of the Transvaal. Southern Book Publishers

Hessayon, D.G. (1983): The Tree & Shrub Expert. PBI Publications, Herts

Hey, B. (1992): A Celebration of Herbs for the South African Garden & Home. Struik, Cape Town

Holm, E. (2008): Inseklopedie van Suider-Afrika. LAPA, Pretoria

Hugo, C. (2014): Identification of indigenous cycads of South Africa. Distributed by the Author

Jeppe, B. (1969): South African Aloes. Purnell, Cape Town

Joffe, P. (2001): Creative Gardening with Indigenous Plants, a South African Guide. BRIZA Publications, Pretoria

Keith Coates Palgrave (2002): Trees of Southern Africa. (Third Edition, revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) Struik, Cape Town

Leistner, O.A. (Ed.) (2000): Seed plants of southern Africa: families and genera. Strelitzia 10. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria

Le Roux, A. and Wahl, Z. (2005): Namaqualand - South African Wild Flower Guide 1. (Third Edition) Botanical Society of South Africa, Cape Town

Letty, C. (1962): Wild Flowers of the Transvaal. Wild Flowers of the Transvaal Book Fund

Lowrey, T.K. and Wright, S. (Editors) (1987): The Flora of the Witwatersrand. Witwatersrand University Press, Johannesburg

Lucas, A. and Pike, B. (1971): Wild Flowers of the Witwatersrand. Purnell, Cape Town

Manning, J. (2007): Field Guide to Fynbos. Struik Nature, Cape Town

Manning, J. (2009): Field Guide to Wild Flowers of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Struik Nature, Cape Town

Manning, J. and Goldblatt, P. (1996): West Coast, South African Wild Flower Guide 7. Darling Wild Flower Society

Manning, J. and Goldblatt, P. (1997): Nieuwoudtville Bokkeveld & Hantam Guide 9. Botanical Society of South Africa, Cape Town

Matthews, L. and Carter, Z. (1993): Proteas of the World. Bok Books International, Durban North

McMahon, L. and Fraser, M. (1988): A Fynbos Year. David Philip, Cape Town

Moriarty, A. (1982): South African Wild Flower Guide 2: Outeniqua, Tsitsikamma and Eastern Little Karoo. Botanical Society of South Africa, Cape Town

Mustart, P., Cowling, R., Albertyn, J. and Paterson-Jones, C. (1997): South African Wild Flower Guide 8: Southern Overberg. Botanical Society of South Africa, Cape Town

Niebuhr, A.D. (1970): Herbs of Greece. The New England Unit of the Herb Society of America

Noad, T.C. and Birnie, A. (1994): Trees of Kenya. (4th Edition) TC Noad and A Birnie, Nairobi

Onderstall, J. (1984): South African Wild Flower Guide 4: Transvaal Lowveld and Escarpment. Botanical Society of South Africa, Cape Town

Palgrave, K.C. (1977): Trees of Southern Africa. Struik Cape Town

Paterson-Jones, C. and Manning, J. (2007): EcoGuide Fynbos. BRIZA, Pretoria

Pienaar, A. (2008): Kruidjie roer my nie: Die antieke helingskuns van die Karoo-veld. Umuzi, Roggebaai

Pooley, E. (1993): The Complete Field Guide to Trees of Natal, Zululand & Transkei. Natal Flora Publications Trust

Pooley, E. (1998): A Field Guide to Wild Flowers KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust

Privett, S. and Lutzeyer, H. (2010): Grootbos Nature Reserve and the Walker Bay region. The Grootbos Foundation

Rice, E.G. and Compton, R.H. (1950): Wild Flowers of the Cape of Good Hope. The Botanical Society of South Africa, Kirstenbosch

Riley, H.P. (1963): Families of Flowering Plants of Southern Africa. University of Kentucky Press

Robbertse, K., Stuart, A. and Jeffs, W.A. (1972): Tuingids vir die hele jaar. Muller & Retief, Pretoria

Roberts, Margaret (1990): Indigenous Healing Plants. Southern Book Publishers

Rourke, J.P. (1980): Purnell, Cape Town

Rycroft, H.B. (1980): Tsitsikamma Trees. National Parks Board of Trustees of South Africa

Scott, C.L. (1985): The Genus Haworthia, a Taxonomic Revision. Aloe Books, Johannesburg

Shearing, D. (text) and Van Heerden, K. (1994): South African Wild Flower Guide 6: Karoo. Botanical Society of South Africa

Smith, G.F., Chesselet, P., Van Jaarsveld, E.J., Hartmann, H., Hammer, S. Van Wyk, B.-E., Burgoyne, P., Klak, C. and Kurzwell, H. (1998): Mesembs of the World. Briza Publications, Arcadia

Smith, G.F. and Crouch, N.R. (2009): Guide to Succulents of Southern Africa. Struik, Cape Town

Smith, G.F., Van Jaarsveld, E.J., Arnold, T.H., Steffens, F.E., Dixon, R.D. and Retief, J.A. (Editors)(1997): List of Southern African Succulent Plants. Umdaus, Pretoria

Steyn, M.H. (1994): S.A. Acacias, Identification Guide.

Stoneman, B. (1928): Plants and their ways in South Africa. Longmans, Green and Co., London

Tredgold, M.H. (illustrations), Biegel, M. (text) and Childes, S.L. (revision) (1996): Zimbabwe’s Wild Flowers. National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe

Tree Society of South Africa (1974): Trees and Shrubs of the Witwatersrand. (Third Edition) Witwatersrand University Press

Vahrmeijer, J. (1981): Poisonous Plants of Southern Africa that cause Stock Losses. Tafelberg, Cape Town

Van der Spuy, U. (1976): Southern African Shrubs and Trees for the Garden. Hugh Keartland Publishers, Johannesburg

Van Gogh, J. and Jacana Education (1997): Sappi Tree Spotting: Lowveld. Jacana, Johannesburg

Van Gogh, J. and Anderson, J. (1988): Trees and Shrubs of the Witwatersrand. Struik, Cape Town

Van Jaarsveld, E., Van Wyk, B-E. and Smith G. (2006): Vetplante van Suid-Afrika. Sunbird Publishers, Cape Town

Van Oudtshoorn, F.P. and van Wyk, E. (1991): Gids tot Grasse van Suid-Afrika. Briza Publications, Pretoria

Van Wyk, A.E. and Malan, S.J. (1998): Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Highveld. Struik, Cape Town

Van Wyk, B-E. and Gericke, N. (2007): People’s Plants, A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Briza Publications, Pretoria

Van Wyk, B-E. and Smith, G. (2003): Guide to the Aloes of South Africa. (Second Edition) BRIZA Publications, Pretoria

Van Wyk, B-E., Van Oudtshoorn, B. and Gericke, N. (1997): Medicinal Plants of South Africa. BRIZA Publications, Pretoria

Van Wyk, P. (1986): Veldgids tot die Bome van die Nasionale Krugerwildtuin. Struik, Cape Town

Van Wyk, P. (1993): Southern African Trees, A Photographic Guide. Struik, Cape Town

Venter, F. and Venter, J-A. (1996) Making the most of Indigenous Trees. BRIZA Publications, Pretoria

Vlok, J. and Schutte-Vlok, A.L. (2010): Plants of the Klein Karoo. Umdaus Press, Hatfield

Williamson, G. (2000): Richtersveld, The Enchanted Wilderness. Umdaus Press

Wilsenach, R. (1995): Trees of the Bushveld. Benedic Books, Pretoria

 

Botanical Artists

 

Barbara Pretorius, Artist (specialising in plant drawing), Hermanus, Western Cape, who must be contacted for permission prior to downloading any of her work

Daleen Roodt, Botanical Artist

Plant Photographers

 

All contributors of photos used as listed here are amateur photographers with an interest in plants unless indicated differently.  In the photo album section of this Site they are all indicated as authors with their photos. 

The notes added there, however, are so far all written by the Site Editor who takes responsibility for the content.

 

Alet Steyn, Potchefstroom

Alexis Laurence, Bill Harrop Balloon Safaris, Hekpoort

Annette Raaff, Hartebeestfontein Conservancy, Hekpoort, Gauteng

Boet Venter, Hermanus

Braam van Wyk, Pretoria

Coreen Krige, Stellenbosch

Dorette Potgieter, Cape Town

Emari Linde, Cape Town

Elsa du Plessis, Pretoria

Elsa Gouws, Johannesburg

Erhan Uludag, Operation Wildflower, Johannesburg

Eric Aspeling, Operation Wildflower, Johannesburg

Francois Krige, Botanist

Fransa Cole, Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy, Gauteng

Hildegard Crous, Botanist, Barrydale, Western Cape

Ivan Lätti, Operation Wildflower, Hekpoort and Onrus, Website Editor

Jack Lätti, Horticulturist, Melbourne, Australia

Johan Kruger, Johannesburg

Johan Wentzel, Geologist and Nurseryman, Ifafi, North West Province

Johannes Vogel, Professional Photographer, Johannesburg

Jonathan Honeyborne, Wildlife Tour Guide, Cape

Judd Kirkel, Garden Designer, Horticulturist, Succulent Society, Operation Wildflower, Johannesburg

Jurgens Willson, Operation Wildflower, Johannesburg

Leo Thamm, Operation Wildflower, Johannesburg

Lorraine Vermeulen, Johannesburg

Louis Jordaan, Naturalist and Ecologist, Oudtshoorn

Martin Etsebeth, Sandbaai

Mercia Komen, Website Designer, Operation Wildflower, Gauteng

Neville Attridge, Cape Town

Nigel Cottle, Operation Wildflower, Johannesburg

Philip van Heerden, Operation Wildflower, Johannesburg

Ras Oosthuizen, Film Producer, Kammanassie

Retha Wareham, Cape Town

Ricky Mauer, Psychologist, Pretoria

Riku Lätti, Musician, Strand

Suzet Burger Meyer, Johannesburg

Thabo Maphisa, Hermanus

Thijs Nel, Artist, Oudtshoorn

West van der Vyver, Operation Wildflower, Johannesburg

Websites

 

Aluka
Biodiversity Explorer
KZN Wildlife Rhino Club Newsletter
Wikipedia
Zipcodezoo
www.plantzafrica.com
www.succulents.co.za
www.flickr.com
www.sanbi.org.za
www.davesgarden.com
http://toptropicals.com
www.calflora.net

 

 

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