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5 edition of Flowers of the Himalaya (Repr of 1984 ed) found in the catalog.

Flowers of the Himalaya (Repr of 1984 ed)

by Oleg Polunin

  • 242 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Trees & wildflowers,
  • Science,
  • Plant Geography,
  • Wildflowers,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Himalayas,
  • Flowers,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Reference,
  • Nature / Flowers

  • Edition Notes

    Oxford India Paperbacks

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages740
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9722918M
    ISBN 100195641876
    ISBN 109780195641875

    This is the first book of its kind, helping readers to identify the wild flowers of the Himalaya, from Kashmir to Ladakh to the Nepal-Sikkim border in the east. The authors describe some species found mostly in the upper valleys, hills, and higher mountainous regions/5(19). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Portraits of Himalayan Flowers by Toshio Yoshida (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1).

      This book is a supplement to the definitive and widely-acclaimed Flowers of the Himalaya () by Oleg Polunin and Adam Stainton. It contains some Author: Adam Stainton. Long ago Jamaica Kincaid proved herself to be a writer of enormous talent with works such as Annie John, Lucy, My Brother and The Autobiography of My tackles the travel memoir with her latest, Among Flowers: A Walk in the writing that is gracefully evocative, she describes trekking through the Himalayas of Nepal in search of seeds to collect for her garden back home in.

    Contents 1 Introduction 2 Acknowledgements 3 Change of names 4 Descriptive txt 5 Drawings 6 Colour plates Glossary IndexThis book is based on the definitive and widely acclaimed Flowers of the Himalaya by the same authors The Concise covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form All the colour Price Range: € - 17,€. aclimbing party tovisit theNepal Himalaya; andthePrime Minister, whenheunderstood thattheproject hadtheblessing ofthePresident ofasmall bandofharmless eccentrics who hadnoother axetogrind thananiceaxe,readily consented. There were, however, conditions attached. Instead ofgoing aswehadhoped tothevicinity ofGauri Sankar (23,44O ft.).


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Flowers of the Himalaya (Repr of 1984 ed) by Oleg Polunin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Flowers of Himalaya was delivered well within the time here in remote location of Central India. I like this book and have been using it for more than a decade during field works. I found this particular book extremely useful while working in the Eastern Himalayan region.

The book I am using now is having slight smudging of colours in the Cited by: This supplement to Flowers of the Himalaya covers species that were not included in the previous book, with much new photographic material that has since become available.

The book also includes illustrations of species that were given only a written description or which were illustrated by simple drawings. Many tropical species and some exotics are included.

Flowers of Himalayas. Despite the loveliness of the idea, aspects of the book come across as just another example of the West's determination to Get What it Wants--be it South American bananas, Iraqi oil, or perhaps the seeds is a lovely flower in the by: 8.

This is the first book of its kind, helping the reader to identify the wild flowers of the Himalaya, from Kashmir and Ladakh in the west, to the Nepal-Sikkim border in the east.

The authors describe some species of flowers, found in the upper valleys, hills, and higher mountainous regions of. Flowers of Himalaya was delivered well within the time here in remote location of Central India. I like this book and have been using it for more than a decade during field works.

I found this particular book extremely useful while working in the Eastern Himalayan region. The book I am using now is having slight smudging of colours in the /5(19).

Despite the loveliness of the idea, aspects of the book come across as just another example of the West's determination to Get What it Wants--be it South American bananas, Iraqi oil, or perhaps the seeds is a lovely flower in the Himalaya/5(16).

Flowers of the Himalaya. by Oleg Polunin & Adam Stainton: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Contents 1 Introduction 2 Acknowledgements 3 Change of names 4 Descriptive txt 5 Drawings 6 Colour plates Glossary IndexThis book is based on the definitive and widely acclaimed Flowers of the Himalaya by the same authors The Concise covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form All the colour.

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Designed to help the reader identify the wild flowers of the Himalaya, from Kashmir and Ladakh to the Nepal-Sikkim border in the east. The book contains descriptions of species and illustrations of over species, with details of where to go plant-hunting, and when.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on the authors': Flowers of the Himalaya. Delhi: Oxford University Press, Col. maps on. It was proposed to the author that she travel to any place in the world, doing anything she liked, and write a small book about the experience.

The where she chose was the Himalayas, and what she chose to do was to collect the seeds of flowers for her garden. This book is the result. Among Flowers is delightful/5.

This is a compact edition of &i;Flowers of the Himalaya&o; by the same authors, and covers the most important aspects of the Himalayan flora in a convenient and affordable form. The descriptions of the species have been abbreviated and are mostly limited to those illustrated, in order to produce a more portable book.

Based on the definitive and widely-acclaimed Flowers of the Himalaya, the Concise describes over species of Himalayan flowers in a more portable and less expensive format. Lavishly illustrated with almost color photos, this volume covers a wide variety of flora in the area from the Nepal-Sikkim border to the south-east of the Himalaya to the India-Pakistan border in the north-west and 4/5(3).

Grotesquely good. Ian Buruma on the twentieth-century Italian writer Curzio Malaparte, a fascist and a fabulist with a hunger for war and a remarkable way of capturing it; Sue Stuart-Smithon gardening in the trenches of the First World War and the concept of horticultural therapy;to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the TLS's history editor David Horspool talksus through a range of books.

Wild flowers are to be found in all kinds of unexpected places if you know how to look for them. While walking in the countryside or climbing a hill in the Himalayas you may come upon some wild flowers brightening a hollow in a rock, or half hidden amidst the ferns which will make the outdoor experience especially rich.

Even crowded cities. Flowers of the Himalaya: A Supplement (Oxford India Collection (Paperback)) by Adam Stainton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This is the first book of its kind, helping readers to identify the wild flowers of the Himalaya, from Kashmir to Ladakh to the Nepal-Sikkim border in the east.

The authors describe some species found mostly in the upper valleys, hills, and higher mountainous regions. This is the first book of its kind, helping readers to identify the wild flowers of the Himalaya, from Kashmir to Ladakh to the Nepal-Sikkim border in the east.

The authors describe some species found mostly in the upper valleys, hills, and higher mountainous regions.4/5(2). Buy Flowers of the Himalaya (): NHBS - Oleg Polunin and Adam Stainton, Oxford University Press.This book identifies about spp. of wild flowers found at m alt.

in the Himalaya from Kashmir and Ladakh to the Nepal-Sikkim border. Botanical descriptions, colour photographs and line drawings are used.

The effects of climate, geology, soil, alt., animals and man on the vegetation are briefly described. Based on the Himalayan collections of the British Natural History Museum, the Cited by: Jamaica Kincaid's Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya is the classic travel memoir about a master novelist's journey to the Himalaya in search of seeds $ Quantity: *.