Edited By: Ghillean Prance and Mark Nesbitt
452 pages, B/w photos, illus
This valuable reference will be useful for both scholars and general readers. It is both botanical and cultural, describing the role of plant in social life, regional customs, the arts, natural landscapes. There are over 1000 plant entries in the form of concise histories, 200 maps, and 600 black and white illustrations. The A to Z entries cover food and flowering plants as well as those used for textiles, perfume and drugs and include bibliographic information. Appendices include lists of protected species, plant collection sites, a glossary and a chronology of plant migration.
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On behalf of Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi I would like to thank NHBS. The book will be very useful for my students.
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