The Meaning of Trees: The History and Use of New Zealand's Native Plants

Author(s): Robert Vennell

NZ Natural History

A guide and gift book in equal measure, this treasure of a book pays homage to New Zealand's native plant species. The Meaning of Trees tells the story of plants and people in Aotearoa New Zealand. Beautifully illustrated with botanical drawings, paintings and photographs, it shows us how a globally unique flora has been used for food, medicine, shelter, spirituality and science. From Jurassic giants to botanical oddballs - these are our wonderful native and endemic plants, in an exquisite hardback edition.

Product Information

Longisted for the Ockham NZ Book Awards - Illustrated Non-Fiction Award 2020

General Fields

  • : 9781775541301
  • : HarperCollins Publishers New Zealand
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : 1.008
  • : April 2019
  • : 2.9 Centimeters X 19.8 Centimeters X 25.3 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Vennell
  • : 256