The Names of Plants

By: Gledhill, D.

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Large 12mo, pp vi, 202, slightly used internally, fore-edge slightly thumbed, an owner's label on the title page, paperback covers slightly worn. [This book provides both a handy reference to the scientific names of plants and a clear written account of the ways in which the naming of plants has changed with time and why these changes were necessary. It deals with the problems of using common names of plants against the historical background of our increasing discrimination of kinds of plants. It then goes on to consider landmarks in the standardization of both common and 'scientific' names and the development of internationally agreed principles governing the formation and use of names in botany, sylviculture, agriculture and horticulture. From the alphabetical list the reader may interpret the scientific names of plants from any part of the world.]

Title: The Names of Plants

Author Name: Gledhill, D.

Categories: Botany, Reference,

Edition: Second edition

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1989

ISBN Number: 0521366755

ISBN Number 13: 9780521366755

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 016576