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A Botanist's Vocabulary: 1300 Terms Explained and Illustrated


By: Susan K Pell (Author), Bobbi Angell (Author)

226 pages, 726 b/w line drawings

Timber Press

Hardback | Jun 2016 | #232405 | ISBN-13: 9781604695632
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NHBS Price: £17.99 $22/€20 approx

About this book

The technical terms used to describe plants can be daunting, but they are essential for accurate identification and communication. This comprehensive glossary gives concise definitions of the terms that describe color, shape, texture, growth forms, fruit and flower characteristics, and much more, enhanced by clear, accurate illustrations.

Students, professionals, gardeners, and nature lovers will find A Botanist's Vocabulary to be an invaluable aid in all their interactions with the plant kingdom.

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Susan K. Pell, Ph.D., former Director of Science at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, is the Science and Public Programs Manager at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C.

Bobbi Angell is primarily a scientific illustrator for the New York Botanical Garden and other academic institutions; her richly detailed pen and ink illustrations have appeared in a wide variety of scholarly and commercial publications, including the New York Times Garden Q&A column.

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