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

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CRC Press, Nov 22, 1999 - Science - 640 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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