The Meaning of Trees: Botany - History - Healing - Lore

by Fred Hageneder, Edward Parker (Photographer), Chronicle Books

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811848237
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 11/01/2005
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Fred Hageneder is chairman of the tree protection organization The Friends of the Trees and a leading figure in the campaign to save the endangered yew trees in his native United Kingdom.

Table of Contents

Introduction6
Guide to Early History12
Acacia16
Maple20
Baobab24
Horse chestnut26
Kauri30
Alder32
Almond34
Monkey-puzzle38
Birch40
Hornbeam46
Sweet chestnut48
Cedar52
Orange60
Myrrh64
Hazel66
Hawthorn68
Cypress72
Quince78
Eucalyptus82
Beech86
Common fig90
Sycomore fig94
Banyan96
Pipal or Bo100
Ash102
Ginkgo106
Holly110
Walnut112
Juniper116
Larch120
Laurel122
Apple124
Mulberry128
Myrtle130
Olive132
Data palm138
Spruce and fir142
Pine146
Terebinth150
Plane152
Totara154
Poplar156
Aspen158
Cottonwood160
Cherry164
Blackthorn166
Pomegranate168
Pear170
Oak172
Willow178
Elder182
Redwood186
Rowan190
Tamarisk194
Montezuma cypress196
Yew198
Linden206
Elm210
Botanical glossary212
Introduction to Natural Healing214
Further Reading216
Index220
Acknowledgments and Picture Credits224

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