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Prance, Ghillean T. 1937-

Overview
Works: 325 works in 794 publications in 5 languages and 10,888 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Pictorial works  History  Reference works  Identification guides  Classification 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor, Creator
Classifications: QK649, 582.01
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Leaves, the formation, characteristics, and uses of hundreds of leaves found in all parts of the world by Ghillean T Prance( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on clearing and staining leaves and making leaf prints
The cultural history of plants by Ghillean T Prance( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This valuable reference will be useful for both scholars and general readers. It is both botanical and cultural, describing the role of plant in social life, regional customs, the arts, natural and covers all aspects of plant cultivation and migration and covers all aspects of plant cultivation and migration. The text includes an explanation of plant names and a list of general references on the history of useful plants
Bark : the formation, characteristics, and uses of bark around the world by Kjell Bloch Sandved( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an easy-to-read style, the authors discuss the structure and function of bark, the unique qualities in bark that make tree identification possible, and the ingenious ways bark has adapted to a hostile environment. Separate chapters on bark-derived products - such as tannin, resin, latex, medicine and poison, various hallucinatory compounds, flavorings for food, and cork - illustrate the diverse and creative ways in which bark has been put to use. From making cloth and canoes to providing fuel and fiber, people around the world have found bark to be both beautiful and beneficial. And in the world of insects and animals, bark functions as camouflage, food, and home for a variety of creatures
Amazonia by Ghillean T Prance( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The physical setting; The biology; The human impact
Tropical rain forests and the world atmosphere by Ghillean T Prance( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biological diversification in the tropics : proceedings of the fifth international symposium of the Association for Tropical Biology, held at Macuto Beach, Caracas, Venezuela, February 8-13, 1979 by International Symposium of the Association for Tropical Biology( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biogeography and Quaternary history in tropical America( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rainforests of the world : water, fire, Earth & air by Art Wolfe( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text help profile the different plants, animals, and people who live in the rain forests of Central and South America, Africa, and Southeast Asia
Chrysobalanaceae by Ghillean T Prance( Book )

41 editions published between 1917 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taxonomic history. Anatomy. Pollen. The rank and position of the Chrysobalanaceae. Systematic treatment. Chrysobalanaceae. Licania. Parinari. Exellodendron. Couepia. Hirtella. Acioa
Ethnobotany in the neotropics : proceedings by Ghillean T Prance( Book )

12 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missionary earthkeeping by Calvin B DeWitt( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dichapetalaceae by Ghillean T Prance( Book )

24 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth.: Dichapetalaceae ; Rhabdodendraceae
New directions in the study of plants and people : research contributions from the Institute of Economic Botany( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caryocaraceae by Ghillean T Prance( Book )

13 editions published in 1973 in English and Spanish and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Botanica; Classificacao; America Latina; Caryocaraceae
Out of the Amazon : photographs of the Brazilian rainforest by Susan M Cunningham( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wildflowers for all seasons by Ghillean T Prance( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changes and disturbance in tropical rainforest in South-east Asia by T. H Clutton-Brock( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lecythidaceae by Ghillean T Prance( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in English and Portuguese and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproductive biology and evolution of tropical woody angiosperms : a symposium from the XIVth International Botanical Congress, Berlin, 1987 by International botanical congress( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The cultural history of plants
Alternative Names
Ghillean Prance botaniste britannique

Ghillean Prance botaniste, vice-président : Science New York Botanical Garden

Ghillean Prance Brits botanicus

Ghillean T. Prance

Ghillean T. Prance Sir

Ghillean Tolmie Prance

Prance, G. T.

Prance, G.T. 1937-

Prance, G. T. (Ghillean T.)

Prance, G. T. (Ghillean T.), 1937-

Prance, Ghillean.

Prance, Ghillean 1937-

Prance, Ghillean Iain Tolmie 1937-

Prance, Ghillean T.

Prance, Ghillean T. 1937-

Prance, Ghillean T., Sir

Prance, Ghillean Tolmie

Prance, Ghillean Tolmie 1937-

Prance, Sir Ghillean

Ґілліан Пранс видатний британський ботанік та еколог

プランス, G. T

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Bark : the formation, characteristics, and uses of bark around the worldRainforests of the world : water, fire, Earth & airMissionary earthkeepingChanges and disturbance in tropical rainforest in South-east Asia