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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
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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
Dictionaries
Terminology
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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