Around the World in 80 Plants

£20.00
ITEM CODE: 26032
Take a botanical world tour with a fascinating cultural history of 80 of the world’s plants. From English nettles, French mistletoe and Spanish tomatoes; to Turkish liquorice, the ...
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Take a botanical world tour with a fascinating cultural history of 80 of the world’s plants. From English nettles, French mistletoe and Spanish tomatoes; to Turkish liquorice, the Quiver Tree of Namibia, Peruvian Amaranth and much more. This book is engagingly written; full of expert knowledge to highlight the biology, habitat and form of plants as well as how humanity has come to know and utilise them. Encompassing tales of adventurers and explorers; crops, drugs and poisons; symbolism and ritual, and how many of the once-exotic plants have become modern-day staples. Each informative profile features delightful colour illustrations by contemporary artist Lucille Clerc.
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Hardback
16 x 24cm
216 pages
Illustrated throughout in colour
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