SUBSCRIBERS EDITION: Trees and Shrubs of Mozambique by John Burrows, Sandie Burrows, Mervyn Lötter and Ernst Schmidt
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MOZAMBIQUE is a land of immense variety of landscape and biological diversity. However, its forests and woodlands are being cleared at an alarming rate. With few exceptions, the country has no inventory of its trees and shrubs, the component that forms the web or skeleton of Mozambique’s vegetation.

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Twelve years of travel and research have resulted in this, the definitive work on the woody plants of Mozambique and south-eastern tropical Africa. Comprehensive, authoritative and lavishly illustrated, this is the essential reference work for every tree-lover.

about the author - John Burrows, Sandie Burrows, Mervyn Lötter and Ernst Schmidt

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JOHN BURROWS is a trustee, and the manager, of Buffelskloof Nature Reserve in Mpumalanga, South Africa, and curator of the Buffelskloof Herbarium (BNRH). John has a Diploma in Horticulture and an MSc in Botany from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. In addition to having published numerous scientific papers, he has authored the following books:Trees & Shrubs of Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park (2002) (Editor); Figs of Southern and South-Central Africa (2003) (with S.M. Burrows); Plants of the Nyika Plateau: an account of the vegetation of the Nyika National Parks of Zambia & Malawi (2005) (with C. Willis). SANDRA BURROWS is a trained horticulturist, an experienced field botanist and one of South Africa’s leading botanical illustrators. She was a awarded 1st Prize in the 2009 Margaret Flockton Award for Excellence in Scientific and Botanical Illustration. Besides the numerous scientific papers she has illustrated and books she has co-authored, she has illustrated the following major works : Plants of the Nyika Plateau; an account of the vegetation of the Nyika National Parks of Zambia & Malawi (2005); Figs of Southern and South-Central Africa (2003). MERVYN LÖTTER joined the Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency as a botanist working on threatened palnst in 1994 and now heads their Biodiversity Planning and GIS unit. Mervyn has developed two systematic conservation plans for the province and currently serves on the Board for the Society of Conservation GIS. He holds a PhD (Botany) from the University of the Witwatersrand. Selected Publications include: Sappi tree spotting lifer list. Jacana Media (2004); Marxan Good Practices Handbook (2008) (co-author in two Chapters); The vegetation of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland (2006) (Co-author in three Chapters). ERNST SCHMIDT is a retired lawyer who now farms in the Hazyview area of Mpumalanga, South Africa. He has a keen interest in nature and a love of trees; he also curates his own private herbarium which houses ± 6,000 specimens. Publications include: Trees & Shrubs of Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park (2002) (Senior Author); Sappi tree spotting lifer list Jacana Media (2004).

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