Sharman Apt Russell's Anatomy Of A Rose: Exploring The Secret Life Of Flowers PDF

By Sharman Apt Russell

ISBN-10: 0434008486

ISBN-13: 9780434008483

ISBN-10: 0738206695

ISBN-13: 9780738206691

In Anatomy of a Rose, Sharman Apt Russell eloquently unveils the "inner lifestyles" of flora, displaying them to be extra person, extra enterprising, and extra responsive than we ever imagined. From their diversified fragrances to their nasty deceptions, Russell proves that, the place nature is worried, "wonder isn't just our start line; it may even be our destination." all through this botanical trip, she finds that the technology at the back of those clever plants--how they advanced, how they continue to exist, how they heal--is much more awe-inspiring than their fleeting good looks. Russell is helping us think what a box of snapdragons appears like to a honeybee; she introduces us to flora that keep an eye on their very own temperature, allure pollinating bats, even odor like a rotting corpse.In this poetic rumination, which mixes swish writing with a scientist's readability, Russell brings jointly the paintings of botanists worldwide, and illuminates an international without delay well-known and exotic.

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