1. To the untrained eye, a desert is a wasteland that defies civilization; yet the desert has been home to native cultures for centuries and offers sustenance in its surprisingly wide range of plant life. Gary Paul Nabhan has combed the desert in search of plants forgotten by all but a handful of...
  2. Kew botanists have studied African plants for two centuries, and are now co-operating with Practical Action Publishing to produce this book which will be a constant source of interest and reference internationally. The book, while of great interest to specialists, is aimed at the average reader....
  3. This book includes a descriptive account of plants, mostly indigenous, which are of use to the peoples of Malawi. The majority of the plants are used in some way or other as food. They are listed under their botanical names in alphabetical order.
  4. 1/1/1988 Written for the general public, this is a practical guide to the most-noticed trees, shrubs, vines, and flowers of the American tropics --an immense amount of useful and interesting information in an easy-to-carry form. The 748 photographic illustrations show the general appearance of each...