CRC World Dictionary of Palms: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set)

CRC World Dictionary of Palms: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set)

by Umberto Quattrocchi

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498782791
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/22/2017
Pages: 2753
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Umberto Quattrocchi earned his first degree in political science from the University of Palermo. He followed this achievement with an M.D., specializing in obstetrics and gynecology. In 1992, he retired from the practice of medicine to pursue his studies in botany across the world and to serve as a professor of botany at the University of Palermo. Highly prolific, Quattrocchi has numerous political and botanical books and articles to his credit, including those on plants and gardening that have been published in Hortus and The Garden. In 1997, he received the prestigious Hanbury Botanical Garden Award promoted by the Premio Grinzane Cavour for his book Piante Rustiche Tropicali. He received a second Hanbury Award for the bestselling CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names. Quattrocchi is a member of the International Dendrology Society, the Royal Horticultural Society, and the Botanical Society of America. He is an elected Fellow of the world-renowned Linnean Society.

Table of Contents

The two volumes contain entries listed in alphabetical order.

Volume I Arecaceae A – G

Volume II, Arecaceae H - Z; Cycadaceae and Zamiaceae; and Cyclanthaceae

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