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Hillier Plant Names Explained: Botanical Terms and their Meaning

Edited By: Sue Gordon

224 pages, 100 col illus

David & Charles

Paperback | Mar 2005 | #152210 | ISBN: 0715321889
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About this book

What may seem at first a dry but necessary convention is revealed to be a way of opening up the intriguing world of plants and plantsmen. This is much more than an indispensable practical guide and superb reference book - it is an engrossing read.


Contents

Introduction to plant names History of plant naming Plant characteristics and parts Pronunciation guide/essential Latin (word endings, etc) Glossary Alphabetical listing of plant names


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