Kew - Plant Words: A Book Of 250 Curious Words For Plant Lovers

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A collection of 250 botanical terms, this book describes the meaning, relevance, fascinating background and usage of each. Includes illustrations from Kew's collection.
What was tulipmania? Where would you find a boreal forest? And why are fungi not plants?

Exploring everything from algae to the wood-wide web, this brilliantly eclectic and beautifully illustrated book delves into the roots, meaning and compelling stories of 250 botanical words.

Guided by the experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Plant Words is a cornucopia of horticultural terms. From plants that have changed the course of history to those that talk to each other, and from trees as old as dinosaurs to gardening in outer space, this intriguing collection will cultivate your curiosity and give you the inside story on plants.
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Weight 0.000000
Author Richomme, Joe
Availability IP
Department Natural History
Format Hardback
ISBN 9781802790085
Pages 208
Published 13/10/2022
Publisher Royal Botanic Gardens
Section Natural History
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