Cacti (Book, 2020) []
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Author: Olwen M Grace; Lydia White
Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew : Kew Publishing, 2020. ©2020.
Series: Kew pocketbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
This book offers a snapshot into the prickly world of cacti, from desert giants to flowering splendour. 40 botanical paintings of this popular group of plants are reproduced from Kew's Library, Art and Archives, one of the most extensive botanical libraries in the world. An introduction by Kew expert Olwen M. Grace provides an overview of cacti, and detailed captions accompany each painting.

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Genre/Form: illustrated books
Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olwen M Grace; Lydia White
ISBN: 9781842467121 1842467123
OCLC Number: 1237341905
Awards: Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL) Annual Literature Award - Nominee, 2022
Description: 95 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Kew pocketbooks.
Responsibility: introduction by Olwen M. Grace ; curated by Lydia White.


This stunning new series of pocketbooks from Kew offer a snapshot into the diverse and beautiful world of plants. Cacti lavishly showcases botanical art depicting choice examples from this popular  Read more...


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