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Slime pits, bribery, jaguars, murder...what would drive someone through such risks merely to find new plants? From Queen Hatshepsut's expedition to the land of Punt in 1482 B.C. in search of frankincense, to more recent botanical expeditions, here are the dramatic adventures of The Plant Hunters. We meet Pliny, Linnaeus, Sir Joseph Banks, Nathaniel Ward, and others and find out what they brought back and why. A fascinating collection for gardeners interested in how now-familiar plants arrived in their gardens, and for anyone with a thirst for adventure and scientific discover. (6 X 9, 296 pages)

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Tales of the botanist-explorers who enriched our gardens.

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Tales of the botanist explorers who enriched our gardens.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-272) and index.

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ISBN:
9781558215924
Foreword:
Elliott, Charles
Author:
Whittle, Tyler
Author:
Tyler-Whittle, Michael Sidney
Author:
Elliott, Charles
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
History
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Botanists
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
Horticulturists
Subject:
Plant collectors
Subject:
Plant collecting
Subject:
Botanists -- Biography.
Subject:
Botanical specimens
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
GARDENING / Reference
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Horticulture Garden Classic
Series Volume:
no. 77-172
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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