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Great botanical gardens of the world.
|Statement||Text by Edward Hyams. Photography by William MacQuitty. With a foreword by Sir George Taylor.|
|Contributions||MacQuitty, William, illus.|
|LC Classifications||QK71 .H9 1969b|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||288|
|LC Control Number||73087880|
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This superb book celebrates over 60 of the world's finest botanic gardens, showcasing the horticultural treasures of each cnotinent. Fabulous photography highlights the history and beauty of these gardens and of the amazing plants they contain, as well as the role they play in conservation.
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by Edward Hyams (Hardback) Jun, Hardback. A botanical garden or botanic garden is a garden dedicated to the collection, cultivation, preservation and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical may contain specialist plant collections such as cacti and other succulent plants, herb gardens, plants from particular parts of the world, and so on; there may be greenhouses, shadehouses, again with special.
Extraordinary Gardens of the World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Stroll through an unforgettable progression of grand vi /5. Byodoin Kyoto, Japan. Lay of the Land: On what was once a country estate on the outskirts of Kyoto, this acre garden is now (as of ) on UNESCO's World Heritage list.
An 11th-century temple Author: Abbie Kozolchyk. In the early s Jean Gesner, a Swiss physician and botanist, noted that by the end of the 18th century there were 1, botanical gardens in Europe. During the 18th and 19th centuries, the science of botany took form, and many of the important botanists of the period were directors of the botanical gardens of their day.
Since that time, the classical botanical garden as a teaching and. The Garden of Versailles was also named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Rio de Janeiro Botanical Gardens. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo via Rio Carioca. Just like the Kirstenbosch gardens of Cape Town, the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden boasts its own impressive view: the Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer statue.
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As spring.A botanical garden is a place where plants, especially ferns, conifers and flowering plants, are grown and displayed for the purposes of research, conservation, and distinguishes them from parks and pleasure gardens where plants, usually with showy flowers, are grown for public amenity only.
Botanical gardens that specialize in trees are sometimes referred to as arboretums.