First Edition.This title is a photographic guide to the useful plants of Southern Africa. Traditional and contemporary uses of more than 650 plants are described and illustrated, each dealing with a specific category of plant use: foods and drinks, health and beauty, and skills and crafts. More than 530 photographs are included, showing the plants, plant products and the way in which they are used. Plants and plant-derived products of special cultural or commercial significance are highlighted. This title is a must for anyone interested in useful plants, new crop plants, medicinal plants, new product development, ecotourism, rural development, traditional crafts, African culture, ethnobotany, and botany in general.