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Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names

By: Urs Eggli and Leonard E Newton

266 pages, no illustrations


Hardback | Dec 2004 | #138921 | ISBN: 3540004890
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Explains the meanings of the scientific names given to all known succulent plants, including cacti. With the derivation of the currently accepted names of over 10,000 species, the dictionary is a useful supplement to the Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants.

From the reviews: "With the derivation of the currently accepted names of over 10.000 taxa, this dictionary is a useful supplement ! . It is a valuable reference for plant scientist, horticulturists, and hobbyists with an interest in succulent plants." (P.L. Pisani, Advances in Horticultural Science, Issue: 3, 2005) "Urs Eggli and Len Newton have compiled a thesaurus containing 'a complete alphabetical list, together with concise explanations, of all the currently accepted names of succulent plants (including cacti)'. ! this dictionary remains an updated and comprehensive reference for connoisseurs and enthusiasts, as well as horticulturists and botanists. I also found the book a pleasure to leaf through." (L. Di Martino, Cactus & Co. Vol. 8 (4), 2004)


All species and genera names from "aageodontus" to "zygosicyos"

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