Horticulture - Plant Names Explained: Botanical Terms and Their Meaning

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David & Charles, May 1, 2005 - Gardening - 224 pages
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Precise naming of plant is essential to identifying them accurately, and most gardeners have at least some knowledge of botanical Latin, But a plant's full botanical name does much more than give it a unique label. Published in partnership with the reputable Horticulture magazine, this indispensable and engrossing guide shares the elements of plant names, providing.
 

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A whimsical resource for botanical translations, BUT very poorly organized. Informative tables are inserted throughout, among the alphabetical listings, but without discernible relevance to their ... Read full review

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Deciphering plant names
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A
16
B
34
c
42
D
64
E
72
F
78
G
88
O
146
P
152
Q
168
R
170
S
178
T
194
U
202
V
204

H
96
I
104
J
110
K
112
L
116
M
126
N
140
W
210
XYZ
214
Glossary
216
Index
222
Acknowledgments
224
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