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Botany

  • Les plages de la Franceby Armand Landrin; A. Mesnel; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "On contemple la mer plutôt qu'on ne l'admire. Admirer, c'est contempler avec réflexion. Mais qu'il est difficile de réfléchir avant la mer ! La grandeur du spectacle absorbe, étourdi. On suit machinalement des yeux la vague qui s'élance vers le rivage où erre sur la surface mobile et diaprée de mille teintes, sans se rendre compte de ce... more...

  • The Origin Of Plantsby Maggie Campbell-Culver

    Transworld 2014; US$ 14.09

    A fascinating history of Britain's plant biodiversity and a unique account of how our garden landscape has been transformed over 1000 years, from 200 species of plant in the year 1000 to the astonishing variety of plants we can all see today. Thousands of plants have been introduced into Britain since 1066 by travellers, warriors, explorers and plant... more...

  • Flora of tropical East Africa - Marsileaeceae (2003)by H J Beentje

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 10.95

    Prepared at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in close collaboration with the East African Herbarium and in liaison with the University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Nairobi and the Makerere University, this series is designed to the highest academic standards and is a useful reference for anyone concerned with the identification and utilization... more...

  • An Ocean Gardenby Josie Iselin

    Abrams 2014; US$ 17.95

    In her captivating new book, artist and avid beachcomber Josie Iselin returns to the seashore to reveal the unexpected beauty of seaweed. Produced on a flatbed scanner, Iselin?s vibrant portraits of ocean flora reveal the exquisite color and extraordinary forms of more than 200 specimens gathered from tidal pools along the California and Maine coasts.... more...

  • Marine Plants of the Texas Coastby Roy L. Lehman

    Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 32.00

    Written for biology students, teachers, nature lovers, amateur naturalists, conservation workers, and parks and wildlife personnel, this up-to-date, easy-to-use guide describes the marine plants of the Gulf of Mexico coast. The author?s photographs accompany the updated identification keys, which are also visually oriented and simple to use. Veteran... more...

  • The Kingdom of Fungiby Jens H. Petersen

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    The fungi realm has been called the "hidden kingdom," a mysterious world populated by microscopic spores, gigantic mushrooms and toadstools, and a host of other multicellular organisms ranging widely in color, size, and shape. The Kingdom of Fungi provides an intimate look at the world's astonishing variety of fungi species, from cup fungi and lichens... more...

  • Plants of the Victorian High Countryby John Murphy; Bill Dowling

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 33.00

    Will allow walkers in Victoria's High Country with little botanical knowledge to identify plants that they are most likely to encounter. more...

  • Hardy Succulentsby Saxon Holt; Gwen Moore Kelaidis

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 17.95

    Add a touch of the unexpected to your garden. From agaves to ice plants and sedums to sempervivums, hardy succulents can bring color, texture, and versatility to perennial flower beds in any climate. This comprehensive guide offers clear growing instructions accompanied by vivid photography of these durable and beautiful plants. With tips on choosing... more...

  • Guide to Succulents of Southern Africaby Gideon Smith

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 15.00

    This accessible guide features 250 of our most widespread and interesting succulents. Colour photographs and authoritative text give key identification features, and distribution maps show occurrence in southern Africa. Will appeal to gardeners everywhere on the lookout for indigenous, low-maintenance and waterwise plants. more...

  • CACTI AND SUCCULENTSby Bill Keen

    Crowood 2011; US$ 11.65

    Cacti and succulents are ideal houseplants, needing little care and providing unusual and colourful displays. This book looks at the increasingly wide variety of plants now available, and assists the beginner to choose and cultivate many of the popular types. Full details are given on feeding, watering, potting and on displaying the collection to its... more...