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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew - The Tropical Hothouse: The book that turns into a botanical paradise
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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew - The Tropical Hothouse: The book that turns into a botanical paradise (Hardback)

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Synopsis

The Tropical Hothouse describes over 50 tropical plants, telling the intriguing stories of their origins and compelling features. Sourced exclusively from the archives at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, each accompanying illustration presses out of the page, transforming your book into a work of art.



The Tropical Hothouse contains a botanical paradise, where tropical trees are festooned with vines, orchids and bromeliads, lurid blossoms perfume the air, and leafy ferns and palms jostle for the light. From exotic-looking potted orchids and motley assortments of succulents, to luxuriant, leafy greenery, house plants and terraria are more popular than ever as additions to stylish interiors. This beautifully presented and fascinating collection includes perennial favourites and unusual specimens, transporting this world of extraordinary plants into your hands and home.

Chris Thorogood is Deputy Director and Head of Science at Oxford Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum. His research broadly centres on the evolution of plant ecology, with a focus on parasitic plants. He is the author of Kew's Weird Plants, Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Western Mediterranean and Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Algarve. Paperscapes: the book that transform into a work of art. Whether you're interested in reading a classic from Lewis Carroll, exploring the cityscape of London or learning about plants and animals, Paperscapes books offer everything a traditional book would, and then uses innovative design and beautiful illustrations to let readers turn their book into a work of art.

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