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Weird plants

Author: Chris Thorogood; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew,
Publisher: Richmond, Surrey, UK : Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This unique book explores a fascinating world in which plants trick, kill, steal and kidnap--plants you could scarcely imagine even exist: carnivores that drug, drown and consume unsuspecting insect prey; flowers that mimic rotting flesh to attract pollinating flies, and orchids that duplicitously look, feel and even smell like a female insect to bamboozle sex-crazed male bees. Author Chris Thorogood showcases  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Informational works
Trivia and miscellanea
Illustrated works
Paintings
Miscellanea
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Thorogood; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew,
ISBN: 1842466623 9781842466629
OCLC Number: 1026376008
Description: 119 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Vampires --
Killers --
Fraudsters --
Jailers --
Accomplices --
Survivors --
Hitch-hikers.
Responsibility: Chris Thorogood.

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Plants trick, kill, steal and kidnap, and this unique book explores a fascinating world in which plants have turned the tables on animals.  Read more...

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"this weird and wonderful assortment of plants lovingly captured in Thorogood's oil paintings is far more unusual than any science fiction offering. Some are beautiful, some are macabre, but all Read more...

 
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