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Botanical Latin

Stearn, William

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ISBN 10: 0881926272 / ISBN 13: 9780881926279
Published by Timber Pr, Portland, 2004
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: Botanical Latin

Publisher: Timber Pr, Portland

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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Botanical Latin is accepted by horticulturists and botanists everywhere as the medium for naming new plants, and botanical research is almost impossible without reference to the vast number of first descriptions in Latin-much information is available in no other language. For gardeners, too, a working knowledge of botanical Latin is essential for the accurate identification of plants in the garden. Now available in paperback, the fourth edition of this internationally renowned handbook summarizes the grammar and syntax of botanical Latin, and covers the origins of Latin and latinized geographical names, color terms, symbols and abbreviations, diagnoses and descriptions, the formation of names and epithets, and much more.

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Stearn's classic covers grammar, syntax, punctuation, and vocabulary. Fascinating information on Latinate geographical names and color terms, and a listing of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, will help any serious plant lover make sense of complex botanical names.

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