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Fern Names and their Meanings

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Series: BPS Special Publications Volume: 2

By: James W Dyce (Author)

31 pages, b/w line drawings

British Pteridological Society

Paperback | Dec 1988 [1994 reprint] | #170472 | ISBN: 0950980617
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Provides explanations for the naming of the genera of British ferns, in alphabetical order from Adiantum to Woodsia; also the meanings of Latin and Greek prefixes in fern names (e.g. Crypto-, Oreo-, Tricho-). Contains a dictionary of the taxonomic words used to describe fern fronds and other anatomical features.

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