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A Gardener's Handbook of Plant Names Their Meanings and Origins

By: AW Smith(Author)
408 pages, no illustrations
A Gardener's Handbook of Plant Names
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  • A Gardener's Handbook of Plant Names ISBN: 9780486297156 Paperback Jan 1997 In stock
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This compact dictionary, first published in 1963, combines definitions of botanical names in general usage with information on their derivation and guides to pronunciation. A monumental index provides a cross-reference from some 1,800 common plant names to corresponding botanical ones. Combines thoroughness, botanical rigor, and interesting facts and lore – all leavened with touches of humor.

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By: AW Smith(Author)
408 pages, no illustrations
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