Plant Names: A Guide to Botanical Nomenclature


Plant Names: A Guide to Botanical Nomenclature Authors: , , Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: CSIRO Publishing Pages: 160 Language: English ISBN: 9780643094406 Categories: , , , ,

This book is a plain English guide to the use of plant names and the conventions for writing them as governed by the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature and the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants. 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 web sites and published resources useful to people using plant names.

Weight0.349 kg


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