Cannabis, opium poppy and cacao may seem familiar, but their plant science, interwoven with history, culture, and folklore, hold many surprises. Other plants, such as iboga, yam, and the peacock flower, are much less well-known, but have fascinating human connections.
Join Jonathan Drori, bestselling author of Around the World in 80 Trees, for a talk and Q&A at Chelsea Physic Garden.
About the speaker
Jonathan Drori CBE is a Trustee of The Eden Project, an Ambassador for the WWF and was for nine years a Trustee of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and The Woodland Trust. He is a Fellow of the Linnean Society and the Zoological Society of London, and a former documentary filmmaker with the BBC.