Seeds : time capsules of life / Rob Kesseler & Wolfgang Stuppy ; preface by HRH the Prince of Wales ; edited by Alexandra Papadakis
- Preface / The Prince of Wales -- Foreword / Peter Crane -- Seeds - Time Capsules of Life -- What is a Seed? -- Seed Evolution -- Naked Seeds -- The Flower Power Revolution -- The Seed-Bearing Organs of the Angiosperm -- The Dispersal of Fruits and Seeds -- Dispersal by Animals -- The Millennium Seed Bank -- An Architectural Blueprint -- Phytopia.
- "In this book, artist Rob Kesseler and seed morphologist Wolfgang Stuppy of the Millennium Seed Bank at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, present a natural history of seeds, illustrated with close-up photographs and scanning electron micrographs. The images afford an unprecedented view into a most astonishing microcosm, where even the tiniest examples are exquisitely beautiful and sophisticated."--BOOK JACKET.
- "Published in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew."--T.p. verso.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (page 261) and index.
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