This easy tree guide is meant for people who would like to get to know the trees of the Garden Route, whether they are experienced botanists, or amateurs. Information about 110 trees. Listed in alphabetical order to their scientific names. Afrikaans and English common names as well as the South African tree number is listed below the scientific names. More than 1 800 photographs in full colour. A very visual, unique tree key makes identification easy. Identification aspects are all photo-illustrated. Distribution maps. Notes on usage of tree parts and interesting facts.
Elna Venter (deceased 29 May 2012) was a tree enthusiast who served on the Central Committee of the Dendrological Society of Southern Africa intermittently between 2000 and 2011. She was also a member of the local committee of the Outeniqua branch of the society.