Dierama: The Hairbells of Africa

Hilliard, O. M.; Burtt, B.L.

Published by Acorn Books, 1991
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Synopsis: Pp. 152; 44 full page color plates, each with a facing descriptive leaf of text, some line drawings. Publisher's original green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial dust jacket, sm folio (12 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches). Dierama, is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family, Iridaceae - the common names include hairbells, Angel's Fishing Rod, fairybells, and wandflowers, the genus is native to Africa (from Wiki). The present book covers 44 species, four of which are described for the first time. Thirty-six species are illustrated by Auriol Batten in exquisite, full-page water-colour paintings, each showing part of a flowering stem life-size, together with enlarged details of the parts of the flower and a pencil sketch of the plant in its natural habitat. Photographs of a dried specimen illustrate the eight species for which neither living material nor color slides were available (from the jacket flap).

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Title: Dierama: The Hairbells of Africa
Publisher: Acorn Books
Publication Date: 1991
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

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