Shawn Martin/ February 27, 2018/ Country Decor/ 0 comments

Pass the University of South Alabama on your left, then appear for Gaillard Drive, which veers off to the right. The late 18th and early 19th centuries have been marked by the establishment of tropical botanical gardens as a tool of colonial expansion (for trade and commerce and, secondarily, science) mainly by the British and Dutch, in India , South-east Asia and the Caribbean 44 This was also the time of Sir Joseph Banks ‘s botanical collections during Captain James Cook ‘s circumnavigations of the planet and his explorations of Oceania , which formed the final phase of plant introduction on a grand scale.

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