Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Strelitzias of the World - new publication



Strelitzias of the World (R445) by Himansu Baijnath and Patricia McCracken is published by the Durban Botanic Gardens Trust. The book features more than 200 historic and contemporary illustrations of these much-loved plants.
A number of the illustrations were taken from our own Botanical Art Exhibition earlier this year and feature artworks by several BAASA members.
Find Strelitzias of the World at Exclusive Books (stores and online), as well as the bookshop/visitor centre of Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden and the Durban Botanic Garden. To order directly from the Durban Botanic Gardens Trust, send an email to marketing@dbgt.org.za.
An interesting article entitled 'Strelitzia: The Puzzle of the Robberg Bird of Paradise' which references this publication was recently published in the online Wild Card magazine - read it here