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Flora mirabilis

Catherine Herbert Howell

Flora mirabilis

how plants have shaped world knowledge, health, wealth, and beauty

by Catherine Herbert Howell

  • 279 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by National Geographic in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- History,
  • Plant collecting -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCatherine Herbert Howell ; foreword by Peter H. Raven.
    ContributionsNational Geographic Society (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK15 .H695 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24094032M
    ISBN 109781426205095
    LC Control Number2009019627

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Flora Mirabilis. likes. Flora Mirabilis è un progetto espositivo di arte contemporanea che coinvolge 9 artiste che indagano il rapporto con la Natura attraverso le loro opere.5/5(1). Nov 03,  · Flora Mirabilis - A Book Giveaway.

Flora (noun, Latin) 1. A treatise on or list of the plants of an area or period. Mirabilis (adjective, Latin) 1. wondrous, extraordinary. National Geographic was a staple in our home as the girls grew up, with a subscription to the magazine an annual Christmas gift from their paternal grandmother. The Society Author: Garden Girl.

Title Flora mirabilis. Libretto. Italian Contributor Names Samaras, Spyridon -. (composer) Fontana, Ferdinando,(librettist). Flora mirabilis: Legende in drei Aufzügen Contributor Names Samaras, Spyridon -.

(composer) Berggrün, Oskar. (librettist) Fontana, Ferdinando,(librettist) Book/Printed Material Arien und Gesänge aus Zwei Könige: komische Oper in drei. Flora Mirabilis is a sumptuously designed showcase of superb illustrations paired with fascinating stories of botanical exploration and trade through the ages.

A collaboration between National Geographic and the world-renowned Missouri Botanical Garden, this book will prove an evergreen source of delight, not just for gardeners and flower.

Oct 20,  · Flora Mirabilis is a sumptuously designed showcase of superb illustrations paired with fascinating stories of botanical exploration and trade through the ages.

A collaboration between National Geographic and the world-renowned Missouri Botanical Garden, this book will prove an evergreen Brand: National Geographic Society. Proteus mirabilis. Proteus mirabilis is an enteric organism and subsequent analysis showed that bacteria isolated from faecal material and catheter biofilms of the same patient were identical, indicating that catheter encrustation of long-term catheterised patients occurs from P.

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(Take that, Botany of Desire!) The book's available directly from the National Geographic or in regular bookstores. Jamaica dogwood A few months ago Susan Tyler Hitchcock of the National Geographic Society * kindly provided us with a copy of Flora Mirabilis by Catherine Herbert Howell. Whoever said you cannot judge a book by its cover had obviously not seen this michellemadsenpoet.com stories of the 27 plants that "shaped world knowledge, health, wealth, and beauty" are told convincingly with narrative and illustration.

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Dec 01,  · Update: The winner of the book is Rob (Our French Garden). Thanks for entering and stay tuned for future contests. Roughly translated, Flora Mirabilis means "a wonderful book of flowers" and National Geographic certainly doesn't disappoint with this beautifully designed and illustrated history of how plants have influenced our lives.

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It's not close to that book, even. 1 The way I know this is because, after adding a comment to the Garden Rant thread in hopes of winning this book that sounded like it was going to be The Botany of Desire, and not winning, multiple e-mails ensued, and long story short, I wound up with a computer copy to review.