Historical Hotties Episode 14: Botanists

historical hotties botanists

This week we talk about the students of nature, the sowers of seeds: botanists! With special guest Michelle Delgado (@mdelgadia), learn all about the people that made medicine, art, cultivation, and food what it is today! Maria Sibylla Merian vs. Frank Nicolas Meyer vs. Ibin Al-Baitar

Check Michelle out at www.michelledelgado.co and subscribe to her weekly newsletter called Scavenger, which delivers the unexpected histories behind everyday items every Wednesday morning at tinyletter.com/michelledelgado.

Show notes at historicallyhot.com/episodes/botanists

All songs used in the episode are Creative Commons licensed for free use:

My Waltz with Ophelia - Mullion http://ccmixter.org/files/mullion/14514

Feet in the sand - morgantj http://ccmixter.org/files/morgantj/24598

1973 - Doxent Zsigmond http://ccmixter.org/files/doxent/41411

Across the Rainforest - Levihica http://ccmixter.org/files/Levihica/49636