First published in 1966, this book has become accepted worldwide as the standard work of reference on this important subject. With an illustrated guide to descriptive terminology in both English and Latin, plus an extensive vocabulary of terms taken from current botanical usage, this is the most accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive book on the subject ever produced.
"This remarkable work has evoked worldwide esteem and affection. Encyclopedic and erudite, extraordinarily interesting and packed with detail."
The Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society