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  Record 1 of 173
  AuthorRoodt, Veronica.
  TitleCommon Wild Flowers of the Okavango Delta: Medicinal Uses and Nutritional Value
  PublicationGaborone, Botswana: Shell Oil Botswana, 1998. 170p. (Shell Field Guide Series, pt. 2). ISBN 9991202420 pa.
  Description50 species; color photos and illustrations; common names in English and Tswana. Descriptions include medicinal, nutritional, economic, and religious use where available. Includes "camp fire quiz" for visitors to test their knowledge of the plants. Covers the Okavango Delta region of Botswana.
  RegionAFRICA
  ClassificationEdible & Useful Plants
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  Record 2 of 173
  AuthorStorrs, Adrian and G. D. Pearce.
  TitleDon't Eat these: A Guide to some Local Poisonous Plants.
  PublicationNdola, Zambia: Forest Dept, 1982. 53p.
  Description100 species of plants and mushrooms; black and white illustrations and photos; common names in English and local languages; descriptions include poisonous plant part and type of effect. Covers the common poisonous plants of Zambia.
  RegionAFRICA
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  Record 3 of 173
  AuthorVan Wyk, Ben-Erik, Bosch Van Oudtshoorn, and Nigel Gericke.
  TitleMedicinal Plants of South Africa
  PublicationPretoria, South Africa: BRIZA, 1997. 304p. ISBN 1875093095.
  Description132 species; color photos; maps. Descriptions include part used, medicinal uses, preparation, active ingredients, pharmacological effects, distribution, and references. Oversized; emphasis on use, not identification.
  RegionAFRICA
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  Record 4 of 173
  AuthorMunday, Joan.
  TitlePoisonous Plants in South African Gardens and Parks: A Field Guide
  PublicationCraighall: Delta, 1988. 142p. ISBN 0908387571.
  Description200 species; line drawings and color illustrations.
  RegionAFRICA
  ClassificationEdible & Useful Plants
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  Record 5 of 173
  AuthorVan Wyk, Ben-Erik, Fanie R. Van Heerden and Bosch Van Oudtshoorn.
  TitlePoisonous Plants of South Africa.
  PublicationPretoria, South Africa: Briza Publications, 2002. 288p. ISBN 1875093303.
  Description135 species; color photos; maps; descriptions include type of toxin, poisonous ingredients, pharmacological effects, distribution. Oversized. Common names in Afrikaans, English, and some local languages.
  RegionAFRICA
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  Record 6 of 173
  AuthorRoodt, Veronica.
  TitleTrees and Shrubs of the Okavango Delta: Medicinal Uses and Nutritional Value
  PublicationGaborone, Botswana: Shell Oil Botswana, 1998. 213p. (Shell Field Guide Series, pt. 1) ISBN 9991202412.
  Description50 species; color and black and white illustrations; common names in English and Tswana. Descriptions include medicinal, nutritional, economic, and religious use where available. Includes �camp fire quiz� for visitors to test their knowledge of the trees. Covers the Okavango Delta region of Botswana.
  RegionAFRICA
  ClassificationEdible & Useful Plants
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  Record 7 of 173
  AuthorKok, Poh Tin, Hsuan Keng and P. N. Avadhani.
  TitleA Guide to Common Vegetables.
  Publication2nd rev. ed. Singapore: Singapore Science Centre, 2000. 160p. ISBN 9971882876; 9789971882877.
  Description75 species; color photos and black and white illustrations; descriptions include origin and uses. Vegetables of Singapore. Pocket sized.
  RegionASIA
  ClassificationEdible & Useful Plants
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  Record 8 of 173
  AuthorNathan, Anne and Yit Chee Wong.
  TitleA Guide to Fruits and Seeds.
  PublicationSingapore: Singapore Science Center, 1987. 144p. ISBN 997188156X pa.
  Description75 species of Asian edible seeds and fruits; color photos; arranged by type of fruit or seed; includes activities for school classes.
  RegionASIA
  ClassificationEdible & Useful Plants
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  Record 9 of 173
  AuthorWee, Yeow Chin.
  TitleA Guide to Herbs and Spices of Singapore.
  PublicationSingapore: Singapore Science Centre, 2003. 164p. ISBN 9810488041; 9789810488048.
  DescriptionNot seen.
  RegionASIA
  ClassificationEdible & Useful Plants
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  Record 10 of 173
  AuthorWee, Yeow Chin.
  TitleA Guide to Medicinal Plants.
  PublicationSingapore: Singapore Science Centre, 1992. 160p. ISBN 9971883031.
  Description145 species; color photos; common names in Chinese and English; includes information on uses, chemical compounds found in the plants.
  RegionASIA
  ClassificationEdible & Useful Plants
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