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popular dictionary of botanical names and terms

George Frederick Zimmer

popular dictionary of botanical names and terms

with their English equivalents, for the use of botanists and horticulturists, as well as for lovers of the flowers of garden, field and wood

by George Frederick Zimmer

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Published by G. Routledge & sons, limited, E. P. Dutton & co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Frederick Zimmer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, l22 p.
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14118475M

    Dictionary of botany is an easy-to-use reference source for anyone with interest in plant science. The dictionary contains some lucidly written entries, drawn from major fields of pure and applied plant science, including: Also covered are selected terms from . Conventional Nomenclature— How to Write Botanical Names: Botanists—and gardeners—from all over the world, regardless of native tongue, use the same scientific name to identify a particular plant. By consistently using scientific names we can communicate more effectively with fellow horticulturists.

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About this Item: Asiatic, Delhi, Hardbound. Condition: As New. New. This little dictionary is intended for the use of lovers and students of plant life in garden field and wood and as most botanical names and terms convey so little meaning to those who are not linguists it is hoped that the intelligent.

The derivations of Latin names and meanings of botanical terms included make plant names easier to remember. For example, thanks to Don I now know that Dendrobium bigibbum, the Cooktown Orchid, is not named for the size of its bottom but because it has two – “bi” – humps (“gib”, referring to a hump).5/5.

: A Popular Dictionary of Botanical Names and Terms: Book has been book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Origin of the plant's botanical name, the meaning of its name, where the plant originally came from, its family - all information that helps the gardener understand the plant and remember its botanical name.

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Cultivar names are added on to the rest of the botanical name by affixing the letters “cv” or including the cultivar name in single quotes: Lavendula angustifolia cv Royal Blue or Lavendula angustifolia ‘Royal Blue.’ Succulent. Plants with thick, fleshy stems and leaves that store water are called succulents.

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A Gardener’s Handbook of Plant Names: Their Meanings and Origins Author: A. Smith Pages: Dimensions: 5 3/8 x 8 1/2 ISBN: First compact dictionary to combine definitions of botanical names in general usage with information on their derivation and guides to pronunciation.

Botanic name synonyms, Botanic name pronunciation, Botanic name translation, English dictionary definition of Botanic name. The scientific naming of species whereby each species receives a Latin or Latinized name of two parts, the first indicating the genus and the second.

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