ISBN 9788888934570
Pages 144
Dimensions 210 x 140 mm
Illustrations Colour Photographs
Published 2018
Publisher Ponte Invisible (Redsea Cultural Foundation) , Somaliland
Format Paperback

Introduction to Plants in Central Somaliland

by Helen Pickering, Ahmed Ibrahim Awale

Introduction to Plants in Central Somaliland provides an introduction to some of the common native and naturalised plants found in Central Somaliland. A brief discussion of its major environmental zones is followed by a photographic guide to the plants in three main geographic regions; the coastal plain, Golis mountains and the Hargeysa plateau. It has been designed for the non-specialist; technical terms are kept to a minimum and a glossary is provided.

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About the Authors

Helen Pickering

Helen Pickering is affiliated to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in England. She has published three previous photographic guides to Wild Flowers: in Nicaragua, Oman and the Victoria Falls.

Ahmed Ibrahim Awale

Ahmed Ibrahim Awale is an environmentalist with more than two decades of experience. He is the chairman of the Somaliland Biodiversity Foundation, as well as Candlelight for Environment, Education and Health. He also lectures on environmental science at the University of Hargeysa, and is the author of several books including, Environment in Crisis: selected essays on the Somali environment.