Author: Lytton John Musselman. From acacia to wormwood, 81 chapters cover the more than 100 plants in the Bible and Quran that have true botanical counterparts. Grounded in reverence for the region, this handy reference covers a broad geographic range beyond Israel, encompassing the Holy Land from southern Turkey to central Sudan and from Cyprus to the Iraq border. Each botanical account includes ancient lore, botanical characteristics, plant habitats, and traditional uses. Hardcover.