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Dictionary of Commemorative Plant Generic Names: Vol: III: Bo-Bz

Sudhir Chandra

ISBN 10: 8121105382 / ISBN 13: 9788121105385
Published by BSMPS, Dehra Dun, 2006
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The present work represents Vol. 3 of projected 20 volumes aimed for completion by 2014 2016. This book cover 15 000 to 18 000 commemorative names in the total work covering all fields of botany. Vol. I (Publ. 1992) treated c. 400 entries. Vol. 2 Ba Bl (Publ. 2005) covered 545 entries. This volume 3 Bo Bz covers 462 entries. Information is sought under C. 60 heading for persons honoured in Generic Plant Names. Scope of the work Generic names have been used as markers through which light has been thrown on the Botanical History of the Region. Influences which have influenced a botanists career and the resultant influences on other botanists creating a web of information. From volume two onwards attempts have been made to provide brief biographical data on associated of person honoured wherever possible. A detailed index has been prepared e.g. Vol. 2 text 733 pages is indexed in over 100 pages. Eponyms of persons which will be covered in future volumes but found mention in the present volume have been given. Utility of the book This will be of interest to both amateur and professional botanists as a compendium of information on botanists as in an Encyclopaedia with information on additional sources. Will be of interest to regional botanists all over the world as botanists of most nationalities have been honoured. Generic entries have been used as point sources for seeking information on development of a discipline or history of floristic exploration of a region etc. Entry on Banksia used to highlight background and historical development of Kew Botanical Garden as a world resource. Information on Bhargavaella used to incorporated data on history of mycology and virology in India. Entry on Birbalsahnia gives glimpses of Indian Palaeobotany. Information on mythological personages honoured in plant names given e.g. Balsamaria honors Virgin Mary. Incorporated historical information on Virgin Mary. Will be of interest to students of botany as Botanical History has been treated as a dynamic force shaping present and future course of botanical development with a web of interlinked botanical facts founders promoters students teachers botanical influences and revolutions. 934 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 65474

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Publisher: BSMPS, Dehra Dun

Publication Date: 2006

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