Title Wild Flowers of Lesotho
Book Condition Very good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Roma, Lesotho ESSA 1982
Seller ID 15586
Duedecimo (19 cm), pp. 256. Pictorial wraps. Includes introduction by the author, color photo for each of 300 entries, index and glossary of scientific terms used. Light edge wear, and dampstain on back cover that does not affect any other pages. Schmitz was the Honorary Curator of the Herbarium and lecturer in botany at Pius XII University College at Roma, Lesotho.This was the first pictorial guide to Lesotho flora, and Schmitz worked with Chief Theko Maama to incorporate Sesotho plant names and their medicinal uses. She died in an auto accident before this book was published. (From" A Biographical Dictionary of Contributors to the Natural History of the Free State and Lesotho.") First Edition.