CRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology

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CRC Press, Nov 17, 1999 - Science - 696 pages
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The 'CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names', a four volume set, is the most comprehensive work of its kind available today. The reader will find its coverage absorbing and useful. Umberto Quattrocchi, was awarded the prestigious Hanbury Botanical Garden Award for his studies on flowers and gardens.
  

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Organized by genus, this extraordinary reference includes vernacular and scientific names for most if not all of the world's plant species. The entry for Carica L. Caricaceae begins with the etymology ... Read full review

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Greek male armhole and phoros bearing carrying
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Malleola J J Smith Schlechter Orchidaceae
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anus The plant names published by C S Rafinesque etc Greek mallos wool a lock of wool and phyton plant
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