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Contents: Preface/ Introduction/ Names in Latin and Ancient Greek/ The Genus Name and Species Name (Genus, Species, Sub - Species and Variety, Some Naming Rules, Creation of Species Names (The Species Name as Substantive in the 2nd Case, The Species Names as Attribute, The Species Name as Double Name, The Species Name as an Adjective, Usage of Surnames)/ Orchid Names in Singular and Plural/ The Grammatical Gender of Orchid Names (Gender and the Latin Language, Peculiarities with Surnames)/ Orthography of Orchid Names (Names which are frequently spelled wrong)/ Pronunciation of Orchid Names (Practical Application on the Genus Laelia)/ Some Systematics (Integration of Orchids into Botanic Systematics)/ On the Meaning of Genera- and Species - Names (Derivation of Names, Comparative Names, Geographic Names, Habitat- and other Information, Names of Persons)/ Some Additional Topics (Subspecies , Varieties and other Variations, What is a Clone?, What does the M in Front of an Orchid Mean?, A little Genetics in a Nutshell, What is a Peloric Form?, Natural Hybrids, Artificial Hybrids, Classification of Artificial Hybrids, Multi - Generic Hybrids, Awarded Orchids and their Progeny, The SANDER - the reference of Orchid Hybrids)/ Botanists Important for Orchid Research/ Orchids - the most beautiful Hobby in the World/ Genus Names and Their Translation into English (Abbreviations , Lexical Table of Genus Names)/ Species Names and their Translation into English/ Synonyma / Glossary of Orchid - related Terms / References.- This is volume is much more than a mere listing of orchid names. It offers much useful additional information and should be at the hands of every serious orchid specialist or orchid lover
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Book Description Gantner Verlag, 1998. Soft cover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 548pp. An invaluable and substantial guide to the etymology of the Orchidaceae, with the derivations of both generic and specific names, chapters on grammar, meaning and pronunciation. Paperback Please note - all our NEW book titles are routinely KEPT IN STOCK - and can usually be dispatched within 48 hours. Seller Inventory # MAYORC