Plant Names - A Guide to Botanical Nomenclature


  • Author: R. Spencer & R. Cross & P. Lumley
  • Date Pub: 2007
  • ISBN: 1845933746
  • Published byCABI - more

Plant names is a plain english guide to the use of plant names and the conventions for writing them. It covers the naming of wild plants, plants modified by humans, why plant names change, their pronunciation and hints to help remember them. The final section provides a detailed guide to websites and published resources useful to people using plant names. Plant Names offers the professional horticulturist and hobby gardener alike an invaluable guide to using the multitude of names, including marketing names, on plant labels.

162pp. Paperback. Colour photographs.

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