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- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
Did you know that you can use a tree stump as a compass? Do you know what makes Maple trees explode? What do the leaves of an oak tree look like? And where is the tallest tree in the world? The answers to all of these questions and more can be found in this excellent quick-read guide to trees. Whether youre a dedicated arborologist or are just... more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2012; US$ 3.88
De la gran familia de las palmeras hemos seleccionado 30 especies: Caryota mitis, Howea forsteriana, Phoenix rupicola? desvelan aquí sus secretos en unas fichas ilustradas que recogen informaciones y consejos de todo tipo. Este libro es una auténtica herramienta para el jardinero: impreso en un papel muy resistente, podrá tenerlo siempre al alcance... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 16.00
Aloes in Southern Africa explores the character and biology, habits, features and distribution of African aloes. It details 58 species, their cultivation and propagation, plus medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses. Whether for gardening or simply expanding your knowledge, Aloes in Southern Africa will prove invaluable. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
The Aloineae, a tribe of several hundred species of succulent plants of the lily family, are ideal subjects for the study of karotypes and chromosome irregularities. This book brings together the major findings of a half-century of study of the Aloineae, with regard to polyploidy, aneuploidy, deletions, duplications, inversions, and translocations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
A multidisciplinary study of pre-Columbian South Americacentering on the psychoactive plant genus Anadenanthera As cultures formed and evolved in pre-Columbian South America, Anadenanthera became one of the most widely used shamanic inebriants. Anadenanthera: Visionary Plant of Ancient South America is more than a comprehensive reference on shamanic... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 167.95
A comprehensive overview of this genus, Artemisia examines all aspects of the herbs uses and applications, its mode of action and clinical importance. Following a comprehensive introduction to the genus, the book discusses the botanical, phytochemical and biological aspects of a number of important species of Artemisis. Considering that the discovery... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 375.00
Bamboos constitute one of a few select categories of plants which are taxonomically related, very rich in species and of vital economic and ecological importance. Since the early 20th century the accepted number of species of bamboos, world wide, has tripled. However, until now information was scattered through numerous, often not easily available... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 296.43
Although Alexander von Humboldt never saw a baobab, he wrote: ?Among organic creatures, this tree [Dracaena draco (dragon tree)] is undoubtedly, together with the Adansonia or baobab of Senegal, one of the oldest inhabitants of our planet? (Humboldt 1852). With their enormous size, distinctive and often grotesque appearance, and great age (measured... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 201.86
This book offers definitive coverage of the sea beet, the wild ancestor of all cultivated beets, which grows mainly on Mediterranean shores. The editors have collected both scientific and historical source material, illustrations and references. more...