Argentinian Adventures

A Planthunter in Argentina

by John Lonsdale


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Softcover
£15.99
Softcover
£15.99

Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/8/2019

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x11
Page Count : 26
ISBN : 9781984591982

About the Book

Argentina is a fascinating and endlessly varied country. This book accounts of three visits, the first of which was a three-month tour of the north of the country, collecting plants for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This first visit encouraged me to undertake two further visits while still employed by Kew Gardens. Because of these botanical connections, there is a wealth of references to the fabulous flora of the region. Flora can’t exist in isolation to fauna, and animal life is discussed whenever it is chanced upon. Several exciting episodes imposed themselves into what became increasingly eventful journeys.


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