Richard Spruce (1917-1893): Botanist and Explorer

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  • Author: M.R.D. Seaward and S.M.D. Fitzgerald
  • Date Pub: 1996
  • ISBN: 094764394X
  • Published byKew Publishing - more

359pp, illustrated. The only major study of botanist and plant-hunter, Richard Spruce, his life, work and impact on the world of science. Spruce explored the Amazon for 15 years, from Para in Brazil to the Andes of Ecuador and Peru, found thousnads of plants new to science and gathered information from local people on their usages and customs. Paperback.

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