The Cambridge Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms

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The Cambridge Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Cambridge University Press Pages: 222 Illustrations and other contents: 146 Halftones, black and white ISBN: 9780521794015 Categories: , ,

Black and white illustrations. Definitions of some 2,400 terms, cross-referenced to a section of large, clearly labelled line drawings – which can be referred to independently of the definitions.

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' This illustrated glossary will be welcomed by those who still enjoy the challenges of identifying and naming vascular plants. It is an excellent guide to botanical terminology and the diagrams are good examples of how illustrations could be produced by authors and by students. The producers of this book have performed a useful service and are to be congratulated for providing a book that is needed.' Biologist ' ... an admirable piece of work, and one that will prove very useful to many people. Recommended!' Royal Botanic Gardens 'It is an excellent guide to botanical terminology and the diagrams are good examples of how illustrations could be produced by authors and by students. The producers of this book have performed a useful service and are to be congratulated for providing a book that is needed.' Biologist 'A useful adjunct to a general botanical library ...'. Mycotaxon '... a very helpful reference.' American Society & Botanical Artists Newsletter ' ... an excellent book, to be strongly recommended to everyone with a need to describe plants accurately or to de-mystify technical descriptions.' Journal of Field Studies