Huanduj is a book that defies categorisation, it can be read from end to end, or dipped into at leisure, or one can just look at the pictures for fun!. Buy Huanduj: Brugmansia (): NHBS – Alistair Hay, Monika Gottschalk, Adolfo Halguín, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This is the first full taxonomic revision of the genus Brugmansia ever published.
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Beautifully designed and extensively illustrated with examples of species and cultivars, this comprehensive volume is an excellent resource for anthropologists, botanists, biologists, horticulturalists, and anyone with an interest in this fascinating genus. Huanduj is one of several names ascribed to the Brugmansia by indigenous peoples of South America.
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Safe and secure shopping. The research involved is nothing short of impressive. Please, log in or register. Brugmansia is beautifully illustrated throughout with almost colour photographs, and will be of interest to ethnobotanists, anthropologists, botanists, biologists, horticulturalists, amateur enthusiasts, those breeding and naming new cultivars, and those managing cultivar data.
Sumptuous about does it. Writing about magical plants is always difficult and the authors have very skilfully navigated the territory between fascination and fear. This is the real thing about Brugmansias beugmansia of cheap, bad put-together ‘books’ offered here. Keep up-to-date with NHBS products, news and offers. Read more Read less. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.
Open Preview See a Problem? The respect with which indigenous people treat huanduj comes through loud and clear, huwnduj the discussion of the plant’s effects and uses is wide ranging and thorough. In one book, never has there been this wealth of information about Brugmansias. We, Brugmansia lovers, call it the Brugmansia ‘Bible’ or ‘Encyclopedia’. Even if you don’t plan on growing these, the overwintering info alone is worth hkanduj this amazing book.
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Brugmansias are the wonderful, tropical-looking shrubs and small trees cultivated in the tropics and subtropics year-round, and as summer pot plants in the north temperate zone although, with the changing climate, mine has lived through the winter huanudj several years in a row in London!
Brugmansia combines original field and botanical research with horticultural expertise and the review of more than six hundred bibliographic references spanning the sixteenth century to the present day. And their taxonomic history is awash with names given to plants cultivated in botanical gardens and thought to be wild species — no wonder taxonomists avoid these groups and focus on new or rare and endangered species.
Two gardening thumbs nuanduj Sign In or Create an Account. Click to have a closer look. It should be on the bookshelves of anyone interested in plants, whether a botanist, a horticulturalist or just brugmanwia lover of nature.
Brugmansis Oliphant marked it as to-read Jul 29, Will recommend you to others and buy from you again. Showing of 8 reviews. They are yet another member of that oh-so-useful plant family the Solanaceae which also comprises potatoes, tomatoes, aubergines, peppers and ground cherries. Jonathan rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Illuminating the systematics of the Spiranthes sinensis species complex Orchidaceae: Beautifully designed and extensively illustrated with examples of species and cultivars, this comprehensive volume is an excellent resource for anthropologists, botanists, biologists, horticulturalists, and anyone with an interest in this fascinating genus.
They freely admit that these commonly cultivated hybrids are sometimes impossible to distinguish from their parents.
Email alerts New issue alert. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. The second part of this book returns us to today – to the varied aspects of cultivation and decorative use of Brugmansias in many parts of the world. One person found this helpful.
Huanduj: Brugmansia by Alistair Hay
Fumitories of Britain and Ireland. This is the first full taxonomic revision of the genus Brugmansia ever published, and combines original field research and horticultural expertise with a review brrugmansia well over bibliographic references from the 16th Century to present day, covering a range of fields from anthropology and ethnobotany, through to taxonomy, biology, pathology, biotechnology and horticulture.
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