The Book of Seeds : A Lifesize Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World

The Book of Seeds : A Lifesize Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World A sumptuous guide to 600 of the world's weirdest and most beautiful species from the black seed with hair like Donald Trump to pinhead-sized orchid seeds - The GuardianThe book drives home the incredible botanical wealth that is found on our precious blue planet - The English Garden True time capsules of life seeds are significant items of hope and promise They are the most complex organs plants ever produce and come in an enormously diverse range of shapes sizes and colours; from the impressive coco de mer nut to the microscopic seeds of an orchid to the extraordinary cobalt blue of the traveller's palm pit Seeds are often overshadowed by the adult plant's size and show Here 600 seeds are spotlit each given equal attention each shown as glorious photographs life size and in detail alongside an engraving of the parent plant Every profile includes a population distribution map a table of essential information and a commentary revealing notable characteristics related species and a diagnosis of the specimen's importance in terms of taxonomy rarity dispersal method and scientific significance Arranged taxonomically this essential reference reveals the variety and importance of seeds to an extent never seen before
BKE0924

£22.99

View

Similar products

Comedy Heroes Les Dawson DVD
Comedy Heroes Les Dawson DVD
DVD8708
£3.99
Play Misty For Me DVD
Play Misty For Me DVD
DVDA7770
£4.99
What Happens Under Mistletoe Pack Of 12
What Happens Under Mistletoe Pack Of 12
GADA4112
£7.99
Feature
Swarovski UTAs
Swarovski UTAs
6452315
£87.00