The Remarkable Baobab

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Standing tall on the sunburnt plains of Africa and Australia, like great living giants, baobabs may be the oldest life forms on the planet, and many of the specimens still standing today have been around for at least 2000 years. For centuries, the tree has provided food, medicine, shelter, places of refuge and worship and even served as prisons and tombs. Long before Africa was opened up by European explorers, the news of the baobab had astonished the world of science, due to its stupendous size (twice the girth of any tree ...

Remarkable Baobab 2004, Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated, London

ISBN-13: 9780297843733

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The Remarkable Baobab 2004, W. W. Norton & Company

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The Remarkable Baobab 2004, Jonathan Ball Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781868422012

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