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The Kew Plant Glossary An Illustrated Dictionary of Plant Identification Terms

By: Henk J Beentje(Author), Juliet Williamson(Illustrator)
184 pages, b/w line drawings
The Kew Plant Glossary
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This plant glossary includes all descriptive terms used in floras, plant field guides and monographs. This is an essential companion for anyone working with plant descriptions, plant identification keys, floras, monographs and field guides. In this second edition 4,500 botanical terms are described with accompanying illustrations, including a new section on vegetation terms and an updated colour section.

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Henk Beentje is a botanist with considerable field experience in Africa and Madagascar. He has published titles on Kenyan trees, Zanzibari forests and Madagascar palms, as well as on African vegetation in general and plant glossaries. His main interests are in regional Floras, field guide production and conservation, and he was editor of the Flora of Tropical East Africa at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which completed in 2012.

By: Henk J Beentje(Author), Juliet Williamson(Illustrator)
184 pages, b/w line drawings
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"Catnip for the garden geek [...] this fascinating, authoritative volume may seduce even the most casual browser."
The New York Times, 27 May 2010

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