Argent, George. Andrews, Susyn. Nelson, E Charles. Green, Peter S.
Title The Kew Magazine, Volume 8 Part 2. (Curtis's Botanical Magazine] (Curtis). Includes articles on Bromeliads and Nepenthes
Book Condition As New
Publisher Royal Botanic Garden Kew 1991
Illustrator King, Christabel. Bates, Mary. Goaman, Victoria.
Seller ID 002936
Illustrated with 6 botanical colour plates by Christabel King, Mary Bates etc, paperback, a very good copy. [Includes George Argent on Three Interesting Bromeliads from South America, Peter Green on Ligustrum Sempervirens, Susyn Andrews on Cornus nuttallii, Rosemary Simpson on Nepenthes rajah, and entries by Isobyl La Croix and Kenneth Beckett. Also a 5 page article by Rosemary Simpson on "Plants in Peril : Nepenthes rajah", and for the accompanying article by Charles Nelson - "The Waxing of a Glorious Rajah" which descibes the history of the plant in Victorian times, the wax model which was made of it, and its importance to Glasnevin Botanic Garden.] [PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NOT A COLOUR PLATE OF THE NEPENTHES]
BOTANY. NEPENTHES. BROMELIACEAE. PRIVET. GERNAIUM. PAROCHETUS. INSECTIVOROUS. CARNIVOROUS. BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION. BROMELIADS. LIGUSTRUM. CORNUS. GLASNEVIN.