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Common wild flowers of the Okavango Delta

Veronica Roodt

Common wild flowers of the Okavango Delta

medicinal uses and nutritional value

by Veronica Roodt

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Published by Shell Oil Botswana in Gaborone, Botswana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Botswana,
  • Okavango River Delta,
  • Okavango River Delta.,
  • Folklore
    • Subjects:
    • Wild flowers -- Botswana -- Okavango River Delta -- Identification.,
    • Wild flowers -- Utilization -- Botswana -- Okavango River Delta.,
    • Wild flowers -- Folklore -- Botswana -- Okavango River Delta.,
    • Medicinal plants -- Botswana -- Okavango River Delta -- Identification.,
    • Plants, Edible -- Botswana -- Okavango River Delta -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 162-163) and index.

      Other titlesWild flowers of the Okavango Delta
      Statementwritten and illustrated by Veronica Roodt.
      GenreIdentification.
      SeriesShell field guide series ;, pt. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK402.B6 R655 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination170 p. :
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL144291M
      ISBN 109991202420
      LC Control Number99888842

      The Okavango Delta is further recognized as an Important Bird Area, harbouring 24 species of globally threatened birds, including among others, six species of Vulture, the Southern Ground-Hornbill, Wattled Crane and Slaty Egret. Thirty-three species of water birds occur in the Okavango Delta in numbers that exceed % of their global or.   Written by: Trevor Mare. Wildlife of the Okavango is a wonderful compact field guide to the animals, birds, reptiles, insects, trees and plants of the Okavango area. One doesn’t really need to take any other guide book with you on your Botswana safari and the guide is also relevant to many other Southern African reserves/nature areas.

        Visit for more history book reviews! This is an audio summary of Wild About the Okavango: All-In-One Guide to Common Animals and Plants of the Okavango Delta, Chobe and East Caprivi (Wild About: Field Guide to Common Animals & Plants) by Duncan Butchart. Mammals, Okavango Delta. List of mammals generally distributed within the Okavango and environs.

      Comprising such a vast area of diverse habitats, the delta provides a variety of wildlife depending on your location. Water-based camps are more focused on water-safari’s abundant in birdlife and excellent for crocodile and hippo sightings, whereas the dry season attracts a huge number of animals making for thrilling game viewing with four of the Big Five easily spotted.   Today, the Okavango remains as wild as it was when it formed. The inundated area of the Okavango Delta fluctuates between 6, to 8, square kilometres every year, swelling to up to 15, during the flood. The swamps and floodplains have kept human development at bay, and the wildlife remains a wild as it years ago.


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The idea of Wild Flowers, Waterplants and Grasses of the Okavango Delta and Kalahari is to provide a handy, easy-to-use guidebook for tour guides, tourists and students. The aim was to keep the book as 'travel friendly' as possible, ideal for game walks and easy size to carry in a suitcase.

Common Wild Flowers of the Okavango Delta. Veronica Roodt BRIZA. The book is pages thick and of A5 size in full colour and printed on good quality, gloss paper. It describes 50 species, each with a colour illustrations and photographs. It also contains many line drawings. Medicinal and food uses are discussed in detail.

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About the book: This handy, easy-to-use guide book for tour guides, tourists and students details plant species – all the common herbaceous (non-woody) plants of the Okavango Delta, Chobe, Makgadikgadi pans and the Kalahari.

The grasses are placed in their own section, but the rest of the book is arranged by flower colour. New Wild Flowers, Waterplants and Grasses of the Okavango Delta and Kalahari by Veronica Roodt This handy, easy-to-use guide book for tour guides, tourists and students details plant species – all the common herbaceous (non-woody) plants of the Okavango Delta, Chobe, Makgadikgadi pans and the Kalahari.

Though there are some forests in smaller parts of the Delta, the real forests are located in the North, along the banks of the Chobe River. Here you’ll find shrubs and trees: various species of acacia trees, Leadwood (the heaviest kind of wood in the world), baobab trees, Euphorbia, palm trees, jackelberries and mangosteen.

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Wild flowers of the Okavango Delta Series Shell field guide series ; pt. 2 ISBN This handy, easy-to-use guide book for tour guides, tourists and students details plant species - all the common herbaceous (non-woody) plants of the Okavango Delta, Chobe, Makgadikgadi pans and the Kalahari.

The grasses are placed in their own section, but the rest of the book. Common Wild Flowers of Okavango Delta 2 (Paperback) Expertly Refurbished ProductTitle: Common Wild Flowers of Okavango Delta 2 Format: Paperback Type: BOOK Edition: 4Revised Edition Publisher: Veronica Roodt Publications UK Release Date: Language: English.

The Okavango Delta (or Okavango Grassland) (formerly spelled "Okovango" or "Okovanggo") in Botswana is a swampy inland delta formed where the Okavango River reaches a tectonic trough in the central part of the endorheic basin of the the water reaching the delta is ultimately evaporated and transpired and does not flow into any sea or ocean.

Each year, about 11 cubic. The Okavango Delta is best known for its spectacular photographic safaris. With the game rich Moremi Game Reserve at its centre and surrounded by huge private concessions the delta provides first rate safaris.

Conducted primarily from safari camps, photographic safaris allow guests to explore this unique ecosystem and usually comprise a number of camps chosen to fully expose guests to the delta. Some of the more common alien species are also included and shown by means of an asterisk before the name of the plant, e.g.

*Catharanthus roseus. This is an excerpt from the book: Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana, by Gwithie Kirby. (nonwoody) plants, wild flowers, waterplants and grasses of the Okavango Delta, Chobe, Makgadikgadi.Okavango Delta Floods Of Life Mendelson, John Good Book 0 Paperback.

Tourism, Livelihoods And - $ Tourism, Livelihoods And Conservation The Case Of The Okavango Delta, Botswana. Okavango Delta, Botswana. Common Wild Flowers Of Okavango Delta Medicinal Uses And By Veronica Roodt Mint.The Okavango Delta is more correctly termed an alluvial fan comprising areas that are permanently, seasonally and occasionally flooded.

With sources in the plan alto highlands metres above sea level in Angola, the Okavango Delta is the culmination of a river system that has its catchment areas in Angola, flows through Namibia and then into Botswana where various processes govern the.