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Title:
The plant messiah : adventures in search of the world's rarest species
Author:
Magdalena, Carlos, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First United States edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Doubleday, [2017]
Physical Description:
261 pages, 16 unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary:
Magdalena offers an impassioned memoir of saving extraordinary plants on the brink of extinction. He describes his search for exotic plants in remote locations, and his laboratory efforts to encourage vulnerable plants to propagate and thrive.
Language:
English
Contents:
Genesis -- Kew calling -- Resurrection in Rodrigues Island -- The messiah in Mauritius -- Talking tortoises -- River deep, mountain high -- The recycling plant -- Water babies -- Victoria's secrets -- Warm waterlilies -- Hot property -- Bolivian botany -- Peruvian plants -- Flora of Australia.
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780385543613

9780525436669
Format :
Book