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Elsevier's Dictionary of Plant Names: In Latin, English, French, German and Italian

By: M Wrobel and G Creber

925 pages, no illustrations


Hardback | May 1996 | #57980 | ISBN: 0444821821
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This comprehensive overview of plant names includes over 12,500 terms covering 298 families, 2,787 genera and 9,247 species which are listed in the alphabetical order of their botanical names. In addition, 2,109 of the more common synonyms are given and referred to their current, preferred names. The presentation of the common names in the four languages of this reference is unusual in that as many as twelve names in one language are given. In all 17,250 English, 13,300 French, 13,000 German and 8,600 Italian names are presented.

...Useful for botanists interpreting foreign or archaic sources, and for translators in general. Scitech Book News

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