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A History of Succulent Plants

By: Gordon Douglas Rowley

409 pages, Col photos, col & b/w illus

Strawberry Press

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #72189 | ISBN: 0912647167
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A rich patchwork history of plant-lore which covers the record of succulent plants from cave paintings and scrolls to laser painting and databases; from herb lore to selective breeding and environmentalism; from Theophrastus to Linnaeus, Darwin and the modern sages; from the first Melocactus mistaken for a fruit to the thousands in cultivation today.

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