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The Plant-Book is widely accepted as an essential reference text for anyone growing or writing about plants. In over 20,000 entries this comprehensive dictionary provides information on every family and genus of seed-bearing plant (including gymnosperms) plus ferns and other pteridophytes, combining taxonomic details with invaluable information on English names and uses. In this new edition each entry has been updated to take into consideration the most recent literature and over 2,500 new entries have been added, ensuring that The Plant-Book continues to rank among the most practical and authoritative botanical texts available.

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This essential reference text for anyone studying, growing, or writing about plants, provides some 20,000 entries with information on every family and genus of seed-bearing plant, including gymnosperms, plus ferns and other pteridophytes. It combines taxonomic details with invaluable information on English names and uses. This second edition (first, 1987), completely revised, contains almost 2,500 additional new entries.
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Synopsis:

The Plant-Book is widely accepted as an essential reference text for anyone growing or writing about plants. In over 20,000 entries this comprehensive dictionary provides information on every family and genus of seed-bearing plant (including gymnosperms) plus ferns and other pteridophytes, combining taxonomic details with invaluable information on English names and uses. In this new edition each entry has been updated to take into consideration the most recent literature and over 2,500 new entries have been added, ensuring that The Plant-Book continues to rank among the most practical and authoritative botanical texts available.

Synopsis:

A new edition of one of the most practical and authoritative botanical dictionaries available.

Table of Contents

Preface; How to use this book; The dictionary; System for arrangement of vascular plants; Acknowledgement of sources; Abbreviations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521414210
Subtitle:
A Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants
Author:
Mabberley, D. J.
Author:
Mabberley, D. J.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, United Kingdom ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Plant names, popular
Subject:
Botany -- Nomenclature.
Subject:
Plant names, Popular -- Dictionaries.
Subject:
English language -- Dictionaries -- Latin, Medieval and modern.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Botany--Nomenclature Botany--Nomenclature
Subject:
Plants, nomenclature
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
90-502
Publication Date:
June 1997
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
874
Dimensions:
9.20x4.86x1.32 in. 1.62 lbs.

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Product details 874 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521414210 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Plant-Book is widely accepted as an essential reference text for anyone growing or writing about plants. In over 20,000 entries this comprehensive dictionary provides information on every family and genus of seed-bearing plant (including gymnosperms) plus ferns and other pteridophytes, combining taxonomic details with invaluable information on English names and uses. In this new edition each entry has been updated to take into consideration the most recent literature and over 2,500 new entries have been added, ensuring that The Plant-Book continues to rank among the most practical and authoritative botanical texts available.
"Synopsis" by , A new edition of one of the most practical and authoritative botanical dictionaries available.
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