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2 edition of Plants of the world. found in the catalog.

Plants of the world.

H. C. D. de Wit

Plants of the world.

Translated by A.J. Pomerans.

by H. C. D. de Wit

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Classification,
  • Botany -- Pictorial works

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK98 W7213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17176581M

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    The Language of Plants collects groundbreaking essays to foster a dialogue between the biological sciences and the humanities and to reconsider our relation to the vegetal world. Informed by evolutionary ecology, the philosophy of biology, and ecocritical theory, this book promotes the freedom of imagination necessary for a new ecological awareness and more sustainable interactions with. Air Plants - The Curious World of Tillandsias by Zenaida Sengo, Photographs by Caitlin Atkison "In this beautiful book, artist Zenaida Sengo has provided inspiration for designing and living with tillandsias." —Flora Grubb Air Plants, by Zenaida Sengo shows how simple and rewarding it is to grow, craft, and design with these modern beauties.

    “Remarkable Plants That Shape Our World is a quietly lavish book that gathers together the history of human use of a wide array of plants world-wide. The book is divided into sections, treating plants used as major food crops, spices, drugs, building materials, cash crops, ornamentals, sacred plants and, in a fun final flourish, curiosities. Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart is quite frankly the most gruesome book of Psychotic shrubs, vicious vines, and poisonous petals - the book is a comprehensive A to Z of plants that kill, poison, intoxicate or simply make you as sick as a dog. It’s an unrelenting list of Mother Nature’s gangbangers, thugs and assassins.


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