Botanical Latin

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David & Charles, 2004 - Botanique - Langage - 546 pages
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This reference work explains the grammar and syntax of botanical Latin, and covers the roots and origins of Latin and latinised geographical names, colour terms, symbols and abbreviations, diagnoses and descriptions, and the formation of names and epithets.

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Botanical Latin: history, grammar, syntax, terminology, and vocabulary

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As Stearn states in his "Apologia'' of a preface, "this book aims to provide a working guide to the special kind of Latin internationally used by botanists for the description and naming of plants ... Read full review

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