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  • Just the Tonic

    Just the Tonic
    av Kim Walker

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466896

    Just the Tonic is an accessible yet informative history of tonic water: its connections to the major disease malaria, the cure discovered in the bitter bark of the cinchona tree and its constituent alkaloid quinine. It is a history deeply intertwine…

  • Kew's Big Trees

    Kew's Big Trees
    av Christina Harrison

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466872

    To some, trees are green monuments; emerald cathedrals that augment our landscape and bewitch us with their folklore; to others they are vital for survival, providing shade, food, fuel and medicine.Indeed, Britain's own history is entangled with the…

  • Botanical Magazine Monograph: The Genus Betula

    Botanical Magazine Monograph: The Genus Betula
    av Kenneth Ashburner

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842461419

    Birches or Betula are among the most attractive and common trees in the landscape and in gardens. The Genus Betula is the first monograph published on this plant group, the species of which have been notoriously difficult to identify. Accounts are g…

  • The Kew Plant Glossary

    The Kew Plant Glossary
    av Henk J. Beentje

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466049

    This plant glossary includes all descriptive terms used in floras, plant field guides and monographs. This is an essential companion for anyone working with plant descriptions, plant identification keys, floras, monographs and field guides. In this…

  • Chinese Medicinal Plants Herbal Drugs and Substitutes: an Identification Guide: an Identification Guide

    Chinese Medicinal Plants Herbal Drugs and Substitutes: an Identification Guide: an Identification Guide
    av Christine Leon

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842463871

    This is the first botanically authoritative and practical illustrated identification guide to Chinese medicinal plants and drugs and their substitutes. It offers authoritative guidance on the identification of the herbal drugs themselves, and the pl…

  • The Extraordinary Story of the Apple

    The Extraordinary Story of the Apple
    av Barrie E. Juniper

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466551

    The story of apples begins in an unexpected place: with bears. While popular culture likes to link honey with these creatures, DNA evidence shows that it might be more accurate for Winnie the Pooh to be munching on an ancestor of Red Delicious. And…

  • Gardening with Drought-Friendly Plants

    Gardening with Drought-Friendly Plants
    av Tony Hall

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842467091

    This is the essential guide to the plants suited to our changing climate of warmer, drier summers, written by Kew expert Tony Hall. With over 20 years' experience of working with drought-friendly and Mediterranean plants, Tony profiles more than 200…

  • Orchid

    Orchid
    av Jim Endersby

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466292

    Orchids are beloved for their singular, instantly recognisable beauty. Jim Endersby offers a unique cultural history of this captivating family of plants, revealing their allure and wonder.Following the stories of orchids throughout history, Endersb…

  • Plants That Cure

    Plants That Cure
    av Elizabeth Dauncey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842467008

    Of the approximately 300,000 plants that have evolved on Earth, at least one tenth of them have been used in traditional herbal medicine or as local remedies. More recently, the application of science has proven the effectiveness of many of these pl…

  • Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean

    Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean
    av Rolf Kuhn

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466698

    Field Guide to the Orchids of Europe and the Mediterranean is a comprehensive photographic guide to the orchids of the region written by leading experts, who between them have decades of orchid field and research experience.The book covers 30 genera…

  • Marianne North

    Marianne North
    av RBG Kew

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466650

    Marianne North was a remarkable Victorian traveller and painter, who traversed the globe recording the world's flora with her paintbrush and writing her experiences in her journal. In 1879 she offered her painting collection numbering over 800 to th…

  • Shirley Sherwood Collection

    Shirley Sherwood Collection
    av Shirley Sherwood

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466933

    This book is a celebration of the Shirley Sherwood Collection of contemporary botanical art, made over a period of 30 years by Dr Shirley Sherwood and considered the most important private collection of its kind in the world. In 2018 the 1000th pain…

  • Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Algarve

    Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Algarve
    av Chris Thorogood

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466964

    Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Algarve is the most comprehensive identification guide to the rich Mediterranean flora of the Algarve region of southern Portugal, including the Cape St. Vincent Peninsula National Park, an area of immense bota…

  • Marianne North: a Very Intrepid Painter. Second Edition.

    Marianne North: a Very Intrepid Painter. Second Edition.
    av Michelle Payne

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466087

    This is the story of Marianne North, an unmarried middle-aged Victorian lady of comfortable means, set off in 1871 on her first expedition to make a pictorial record of the tropical and exotic plants of the world. Marianne produced more than 800 pai…

  • Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Western Mediterranean

    Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Western Mediterranean
    av Tony Hall

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466162

    Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Western Mediterranean is the most comprehensive and up-to-date plant identification guide to the area. The western Mediterranean is one of the most important regions in the world for its outstanding biodiversit…

  • A Legacy of Ancient Oaks

    A Legacy of Ancient Oaks
    av Mark Frith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466674

    This beautiful book is a celebration of the mighty oak, through the passion and vision of artist Mark Frith. Mark has drawn large scale portraits of 22 of Britain's oldest living oaks, with exceptional detail conveyed in these intricate graphite wor…

  • Flora Zambesiaca Vol 7 Part 3 Apocynaceae (Part 2)

    Flora Zambesiaca Vol 7 Part 3 Apocynaceae (Part 2)

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842467138

    The Flora Zambesiaca series provides comprehensive descriptive accounts of the flowering plants andferns native and naturalised in Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and the CapriviStrip.Volume 7 Part 3 completes the Apocynaceae in its e…

  • Growing Windowsill Orchids

    Growing Windowsill Orchids
    av Philip Seaton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466094

    From elegant warmth-loving moth orchids to exquisite slipper orchid, Growing Windowsill Orchids tells you everything you need to know about successful orchid growing in the home. Written in non-technical language and copiously illustrated with photo…

  • Revision of the Genus Hyparrhenia, A

    Revision of the Genus Hyparrhenia, A
    av W. D. Clayton

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781124099972

    Kew Bulletin Additional Series II

  • Rankafu

    Rankafu
    av Stephen Kirby

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466681

    Rankafu showcases for the first time an exceptional set of orchid woodblock prints from early 20th century Japan. Considered masterworks of botanical art, the Rankafu prints are visually stunning and reproduced here in full colour, showcasing the fi…

  • Authors of Plant Names

    Authors of Plant Names
    av R. K. Brummitt

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842460856

    An index of authors of plant scientific names. Includesflowering plants, gymnosperms, pteridophytes,bryophytes, algae, fungi and fossil plants. Full names,dates of birth and death when known, recommendedabbreviations and groups in which names have b…

  • Alpines, from Mountain to Garden

    Alpines, from Mountain to Garden
    av Richard Wilford

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842461723

    There are many different ways to grow an alpineplant and much depends on the habitat and climate of a particular species' natural home. Alpines, from Mountain to Garden gives a refreshing new perspective on these irresistible mountain dwellers by lo…

  • Advances in Labiate Science

    Advances in Labiate Science
    av R. M. Harley

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780947643522

    Papers presented at the First International Conferenceon Labiatae, held at Kew, in April 1991.

  • Legumes of South Asia

    Legumes of South Asia
    av S. Kumar

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842460580

    A checklist of the Legumes of South Asia.

  • Preliminary List of the Leguminosae in Northeastern Brazil

    Preliminary List of the Leguminosae in Northeastern Brazil

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842461426

    This book provides botanists in the region with the means to assemble complex information on Brazilian plant diversity. Nine thousand and sixty-six specimens were examined and 869 species are recorded in 135 genera, and duplicates lodged in Kew and…

  • The Genus Cymbidium

    The Genus Cymbidium
    av David Du Puy

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842461471

    This, the first major work on Cymbidium, since theauthors' classic work published in 1988, is acompletely new treatment covering all current known species. Their biology, a usableclassification consistent with the latest moleculartechniques, evoluti…

  • In the Footsteps of Joseph Dalton Hooker

    In the Footsteps of Joseph Dalton Hooker
    av Seamus O'Brien

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466568

    In 1847 Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911) embarked on an expedition to Sikkim in the eastern Himalaya, a region where he would discover a huge number of botanical treasures previously unknown to the West. A scientist of breath-taking ability, Hooker…

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Häftad - 1967 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842462539

    A descriptive account of the Cucurbitaceae native and naturalised in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, together with information on exotic ornamental and crop plants. At least one species per genus is illustrated, and the bibliography and synonymy are suf…

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    av B. Verdcourt

    Häftad - 1962 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842463208

    A descriptive account of the Theaceae native and naturalised in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, together with information on exotic ornamental and crop plants. At least one species per genus is illustrated, and the bibliography and synonymy are sufficie…

  • Plants of Pehr Forsskal's "Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica"

    Plants of Pehr Forsskal's "Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica"
    av F. N. Hepper

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780947643621

    Annotated catalogue of the plants collected on the Royal Danish Expedition to Egypt and the Yemen 1761-1763, presented with introductory text by I. Friis.

  • Kew Pocketbooks: Palms

    Kew Pocketbooks: Palms
    av Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842467114

    This stunning new series of pocketbooks from Kew offer a snapshot into the diverse and beautiful world of plants. Each book lavishly showcases choice examples from individual plant groups or collections, beginning with the popular plant groups Palms…

  • Identification Guide to Grasses and Bamboos in Madagascar

    Identification Guide to Grasses and Bamboos in Madagascar
    av Maria Vorontsova

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466483

    Grasses and bamboos are part of the same botanical group, the grass family, also called Poaceae, a family with an estimated 12,000 species. Grasses occur throughout the world with similar diversity in the tropical and temperate regions, in all clima…

  • Kids' Kew

    Kids' Kew
    av Dr. Miranda MacQuitty

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842465080

    What's fun to do at Kew? Find out in this action-packed, interactive guide, with fold out map, 40 stickers and lots of activities. This is the official guidebook for children visiting Kew Gardens, aimed at 7-11 year olds (and their parents and carer…

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Häftad - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842462690

    A descriptive account of the Haloragaceae native and naturalised in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, together with information on exotic ornamental and crop plants. At least one species per genus is illustrated, and the bibliography and synonymy are suff…

  • Fathers of Botany

    Fathers of Botany
    av Jane Kilpatrick

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842465141

    Many of the world's most renowned and exciting ornamental plants-including magnolias, roses, rhododendrons, tree peonies, lilies, and blue poppies-have their origins in China. In the mid-nineteenth century, professional plant hunters were dispatched…

  • Flora Zambesiaca Volume 3, Part 1

    Flora Zambesiaca Volume 3, Part 1

    Häftad - 1970 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780565009496

    Comprehensive descriptive account of the Leguminosae, subfamily Mimosoideae native and naturalised in Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and the Caprivi Strip.

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    av J. O. Kokwaro

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842462638

    A descriptive account of the Geraniaceae native and naturalised in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, together with information on exotic ornamental and crop plants. At least one species per genus is illustrated, and the bibliography and synonymy are suffi…

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    av B. Verdcourt

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842463116

    A descriptive account of the Rubiaceae (Part 1) native and naturalised in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, together with information on exotic ornamental and crop plants. At least one species per genus is illustrated, and the bibliography and synonymy ar…

  • Field Guide to the Rattans of Lao PDR, A

    Field Guide to the Rattans of Lao PDR, A
    av Tom D. Evans

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842460092

    A practical pocket field guide to all the species of rattans (climbing palms) in Lao PDR and neighbouring parts of Indochina. 51 species are described, 31 in detail with colour photographs, distribution maps and detailed drawings toaid identificatio…

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa: Plantaginaceae

    Flora of Tropical East Africa: Plantaginaceae
    av B. Verdcourt

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842463017

    A descriptive account of the Plantaginaceae native and naturalised in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, together with information on exotic ornamental and crop plants. At least one species per genus is illustrated, and the bibliography and synonymy are su…

  • Woody Plants of Western African Forests

    Woody Plants of Western African Forests
    av William Hawthorne

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842460894

    An illustrated guide to the identification of 2200 trees, lianes and shrubs found in the forests of West Africa, from Senegal to Ghana. It covers all the woody plants and more than 80% of the higher plants in the forests of this region, representing…

  • Ophrys

    Ophrys
    av Henrik Aerenlund Pedersen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842461525

    Ophrys - the Bee Orchids of Europe is an easy to use, comprehensive introduction to the plants of this genus found in Europe. It can be used as a field guide (with keys, descriptions and numerous colour photographs) and a standard reference (with ch…

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842462676

    A descriptive account of the Guttiferae native and naturalised in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, together with information on exotic ornamental and crop plants. At least one species per genus is illustrated, and the bibliography and synonymy are suffic…

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    av W. J. J. O. de Wilde

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842462973

    A descriptive account of the Passifloraceae native and naturalised in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, together with information on exotic ornamental and crop plants. At least one species per genus is illustrated, and the bibliography and synonymy are su…

  • Plants That Kill

    Plants That Kill
    av Elizabeth Dauncey

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842466575

    Plants That Kill is not a field guide, clinical care manual, or pharmacology textbook-it is a fascinating and beautifully presented natural history of the world's most poisonous plants, the extraordinary strategies they employ for survival, and the…

  • Herbarium Handbook Russian Edition, The

    Herbarium Handbook Russian Edition, The

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780947643867

    The standard reference for all botanists, herbarium managers and technicians involved with the making and maintenance of herbarium collections. Translation of the English 2nd edition.

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa Volume 1, Part 1

    Flora of West Tropical Africa Volume 1, Part 1
    av R. W. J. Keay

    Häftad - 1954 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842463291

    A descriptive account of Cycadaceae-Guttiferae in west tropical Africa.

  • Richard Spruce (1817-1893)

    Richard Spruce (1817-1893)
    av M R D Seaward

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780947643942

    This highly illustrated book explores Richard Spruce's outstanding contribution to Amazonian botany. He explored South America for 15 years, from Para in Brazil to the Andes of Ecuador and Peru, discovered thousands of plants new to science and amas…

  • Genera of Endogonales

    Genera of Endogonales
    av Yi-jian Yao

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780947643928

    Endogonales (Pea Truffles), are small fungi producing their fruiting bodies below ground. Research has shown that many form mycorrhizas with crop and other plants, profoundly affecting nutrition and possibly other aspects of growth. This world-wide…

  • Heather Angel's Wild Kew

    Heather Angel's Wild Kew
    av Heather Angel

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842464021

    The diverse array of plants at Kew is a haven for wildlife throughout the year. In spring, enchanting wildlfowl babies appear; summer flowers attract a host of insect pollinators; come autumn, parakeets and squirrels raid chestnuts, while in winter…