548pp., b/w & colour illus., maps, paperback, Nelspruit, 2020
This field guide follows The Amaryllidaceae of Southern Africa. published in 2016. The text has been updated by Graham Duncan and there are 14 new paintings by Leigh Voigt and 560 new photographs.
Graham Duncan is Curator of the Bulbous Plants Living Collection and a specialist horticulturist at the South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. He is the author of The Genus Lachenalia (2012) and The Amaryllidaceae of Southern Africa (2016). He is a recipient of the International Bulb Society’s Herbert Medal, awarded in 2001.
South African botanical illustrator Barbara Jeppe's books include Aloes; Natal Wild-flowers; South Africa is my Garden and Spring and Winter Flowering Bulbs of the Cape. She died in 1999.
South African artist and illustrator Leigh Voigt is Barbara Jeppe's daughter. After her mother's death she took on the painting of the Amaryllidaceae for The Amaryllidaceae of Southern Africa. Her books include The Abundant Herds and Trees: the recollections of a dendrogenealogist.