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The names of plants

The names of plants

Author: D Gledhill
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
This reference book has 2 sections. The first section gives a historical account of the significant changes in the ways by which plants have been known and named. It documents the problems associated with an increasing number of common names of plants, and the resolution of these problems through the introduction of International codes for both botanical and horticultural nomenclature. The second section comprises a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires latins
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Gledhill
ISBN: 9780521866453 0521866456 9780521685535 0521685532
OCLC Number: 70671793
Description: viii, 426 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The nature of the problem --
The size of the problem --
Towards a solution to the problem --
The rules of botanical nomenclature --
The international code of nomenclature for cultivated plants --
Responsibility: David Gledhill.
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An invaluable reference for botanists and horticulturalists, this book begins with an historical account of the significant changes in the ways plants have been known and named. It then provides a  Read more...


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