April 27, 2011
Library Scoop: “Planthropology”!
In Planthropology, Ken Druse explores the history, biology, economics, and cultural significance of plants. In addition, each page includes striking photographs of flowers and plants, including a note of scientific or culturally significant information next to it; with the genus name.
Image of Banksia, a genus of plants with bottlebrush flowers, named after Sir Joseph Banks, p. 22 from “Planthropology: The Myths, Mysteries, and Miracles of My Garden Favorites” by Ken Druse. [New York, Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2008].
Library's Call Number for Planthropology is SB455 .D78 2008