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The names of plants

Author: D Gledhill
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Entries consists of genus and species names and describe how they can be interpreted to reveal of information regarding the plant named or the history of the plant.

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Genre/Form: Nomenclature
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Gledhill
ISBN: 0521366682 9780521366687 0521366755 9780521366755 0521305497 9780521305495 052131562X 9780521315623
OCLC Number: 18948765
Description: vi, 202 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; 1. The nature of the problem; 2. The size of the problem; 3. Towards a solution to the problem; 4. The rules of botanical nomenclature; 5. The international code of nomenclature for cultivated plants; 6. Botanical terminology; The glossary; Bibliography.
Responsibility: D. Gledhill.
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Provides both a reference to the scientific names of plants, and a clearly written account of the ways in which the naming of plants has changed with time and why these changes were necessary. This  Read more...


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