Figs of Southern & South-Central Africa
J. E. Burrows (Author)
Umdaus Press (2004)
This authoritative work provides detailed information on the 48 native figs of the area. cultivated members of the family are also discussed. Each indigenous species has a distribution map, an illustration by Sandra and photographs depicting habit , bark, leaves and fruit. Three specialist contributors provide detailed insight into the role that figs play in the lives of birds, animals and insects, especially the unique role of wasps and their relationship with figs, as well as notes on the cultivation of figs, including the creating bonsai specimens.