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Ameenah Gurib - Fakim - Humble Plants That Hide Surprising Secrets

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In this intriguing talk, biologist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim introduces us to rare plant species from isolated islands and regions of Africa. Meet the shape-shifting benjoin; the baume de l'ile plate, which might offer a new treatment for asthma; and the iconic baobab tree, which could hold the key to the future of food. Plus: monkey apples.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , TED Conferences LLC, , [2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (14 min., 13 sec.)) : sound, color
Additional Contributors: TED Conferences LLC
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