Book Launch – Secrets of Namaqualand Succulents
Expert Talk – Florent Grenier
Sunday 22 September – 11:00
This is a free event. No booking required.
Passionate about plants since a young age, Florent Grenier is a French specialist of Namaqualand succulents. Twenty months of scientific fieldwork and naturalist exploration have accumulated since Florent’s first trip to SA at the tender age of 16, in 2008.
Listen and see a show describing the English edition of Florent Grenier’s Namaqualand Book, forwarded by world-renowned Mesemb specialist Steven Hammer. The book is a blend of superb photography and natural history, featuring 710 succulent and geophytic species via 1126 pictures. The text addresses the plants’ compelling strategies for survival and reproduction in their natural habitat, in an accessible tone.
Buy his book during the festival with the author’s signature.