‘Where have all the flowers grown’: the relationship between a plant and its place in sixteenth-century botanical treatises

@article{ermkov2019WhereHA,
  title={‘Where have all the flowers grown’: the relationship between a plant and its place in sixteenth-century botanical treatises},
  author={L. {\vC}erm{\'a}kov{\'a}},
  journal={Gardens and Landscapes of Portugal},
  year={2019},
  volume={6},
  pages={20 - 36}
}
Abstract The article investigates Renaissance naturalists’ views on the links between plants and places where they grow. It looks at the Renaissance culture of botanical excursions and observation of plants in their natural environment and analyses the methods Renaissance naturalists used to describe relations between plants and their habitat, the influence of location on plants’ substantial and accidental characteristics, and in defining species. I worked mostly with printed sixteenth-century… Expand
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