Deceptive beauties the world of wild orchids confucius called them the king of fragrant plants and john ruskin condemned them as prurient apparitions across the centuries orchids have captivated us with their elaborate exoticism their powerful perfumes and their sublime seductiveness. As acclaimed writer michael pollan and national geographic photographer christian ziegler spin tales of orchid conquest in deceptive beauties the world of wild orchids we learn how these flowers can survive and thrive in the harshest of environments from tropical cloud forests to the arctic from semi deserts to rocky mountainsides how their shapes colors and scents are as darwin put it beautiful contrivances meant to dupe pollinating male insects in the strangest ways what . Deceptive beauties book read reviews from worlds largest community for readers confucius called them the king of fragrant plants and john ruskin co. Deceptive beauties the world of wild orchids 1st auflage von christian ziegler und verleger university of chicago press sparen sie bis zu 80 durch die auswahl der etextbook option fur isbn 9780226098630 022609863x die druckversion dieses lehrbuchs hat isbn 9780226982977 0226982971. World history writing style and publishing young adult 12 up gift cards add a gift card to your order choose your denomination thanks for shopping indie shipping options list price 4500 hardcover special order
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