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Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names

By: Urs Eggli and Leonard E Newton
266 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Springer Nature
Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names
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  • Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names ISBN: 9783540004899 Hardback Dec 2004 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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About this book

Explains the meanings of the scientific names given to all known succulent plants, including cacti. With the derivation of the currently accepted names of over 10,000 species, the dictionary is a useful supplement to the Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants.

Contents

All species and genera names from "aageodontus" to "zygosicyos"

Customer Reviews

By: Urs Eggli and Leonard E Newton
266 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Springer Nature
Media reviews
From the reviews: "With the derivation of the currently accepted names of over 10.000 taxa, this dictionary is a useful supplement ! . It is a valuable reference for plant scientist, horticulturists, and hobbyists with an interest in succulent plants." (P.L. Pisani, Advances in Horticultural Science, Issue: 3, 2005) "Urs Eggli and Len Newton have compiled a thesaurus containing 'a complete alphabetical list, together with concise explanations, of all the currently accepted names of succulent plants (including cacti)'. ! this dictionary remains an updated and comprehensive reference for connoisseurs and enthusiasts, as well as horticulturists and botanists. I also found the book a pleasure to leaf through." (L. Di Martino, Cactus & Co. Vol. 8 (4), 2004)
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