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Flora of the Silk Road

Author: Basak Gardner

Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife

ISBN: 1472969103

Category: Nature

Page: 416

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The Silk Road - a name that has enchanted for centuries. Yet a well kept secret, even today, is that this fabled route linking Europe with Asia is also the most spectacular floral region on earth. Chris and Basak Gardner offer a unique pictorial celebration of the plants and scenery to be found along its 5,000 miles. Embracing Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Iran, Central Asia and China, more than five hundred of the finest wild flowers are depicted together with the beautiful landscapes in which these botanical paradises are found. With an accompanying text giving descriptions of the species, plant families and their distribution, as well as information on photographing plants in the wild, this unique book will amaze and delight not only those with an interest in the spectacular and legendary landscapes that form the Silk Road but also plantsmen and horticulturalists worldwide.
Flora of the Silk Road
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Basak Gardner, Christopher Gardner
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-21 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife

The Silk Road - a name that has enchanted for centuries. Yet a well kept secret, even today, is that this fabled route linking Europe with Asia is also the most spectacular floral region on earth. Chris and Basak Gardner offer a unique pictorial celebration of the plants and scenery
Flora of the Silk Road
Language: en
Pages: 406
Authors: Chris Gardner, Başak Guner Gardner
Categories: Flowers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

The Silk Road - a name that has enchanted for centuries. Yet a well kept secret, even today, is that this fabled route linking Europe with Asia is also the most spectacular floral region on earth. Chris and Basak Gardner offer a unique pictorial celebration of the plants and scenery
Flora of the Mediterranean
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Christopher Gardner, Basak Gardner
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-06 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Mediterranean – a land of blues skies, warm sunshine, rugged mountains and azure seas. Yet this familiar image conceals another Mediterranean – a secret landscape populated by a dazzling variety of wild flowers and plants, from spectacular orchids and ancient olive trees to delicate snowdrops and hardy cacti. Following
Natural Products of Silk Road Plants
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Raymond Cooper, Jeffrey John Deakin
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-04 - Publisher: CRC Press

The Silk Road, a complex network of trade routes linking China with the rest of the Eurasian continent by land and sea, fostered transformation of the ethnic, cultural, and religious identities of diverse peoples. In Natural Products of Silk Road Plants there is a treasury of plants, many indigenous to
Natural Products of Silk Road Plants
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Raymond Cooper, Jeffrey John Deakin
Categories: Botanical chemistry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-27 - Publisher: CRC Press

This volume, part of a world-wide series, has been prepared for university students of chemistry and ethno-botany and for those wishing to broaden knowledge. Plants, many indigenous to countries along the trading routes of the Silk Road, yielded medicines, cereals, spices, beverages, dyes and euphoric and exotic compounds. The book