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Botanical Latin / Edition 4
     

Botanical Latin / Edition 4

by William T. Stearn
 

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ISBN-10: 0881926272

ISBN-13: 9780881926279

Pub. Date: 04/15/2004

Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated


Botanical Latin is accepted by horticulturists and botanists everywhere as the medium for naming new plants, and botanical research is almost impossible without reference to the vast number of first descriptions in Latin — much information is available in no other language. For gardeners, too, a working knowledge of botanical Latin is essential for the

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Botanical Latin is accepted by horticulturists and botanists everywhere as the medium for naming new plants, and botanical research is almost impossible without reference to the vast number of first descriptions in Latin — much information is available in no other language. For gardeners, too, a working knowledge of botanical Latin is essential for the accurate identification of plants in the garden. Now available in paperback, the fourth edition of this internationally renowned handbook summarizes the grammar and syntax of botanical Latin, and covers the origins of Latin and latinized geographical names, color terms, symbols and abbreviations, diagnoses and descriptions, the formation of names and epithets, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881926279
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
760,687
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.44(d)

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