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The Aloe Names Book

Series: Strelitzia Volume: 28

By: OM Grace, RR Klopper, E Figueiredo and GF Smith

232 pages, 313 colour photos

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Hardback | Sep 2011 | #190997 | ISBN-13: 9781842464199
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NHBS Price: £43.99 $54/€49 approx

About this book

This book brings together, for the first time, information on the current taxonomy of each species, the plethora of common names by which aloes are known globally, derivative natural products, as well as hundreds of historical names and the richly descriptive meanings of Latin names used for aloes. Lists of common names, synonyms and aloe-derived products allow quick and easy searching. The text includes an introduction to aloes, comprehensive reference list and colour photographs.

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