Plant names explained

£14.99

A plant’s botanical name does more than give it a unique label. The name can often reveal where it originated, who discovered it, what shape it is, and more besides. This book is an indispensible guide, making the subject accessible and enjoyable, showing not only how plant names work, but also how you can make use of them in practical ways.

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  • A reissue of this cornerstone book in a hardback, gifty format, aimed at demystifying the complexities of botanical Latin plant names.
  • An accessible guide to dip into for interest and for fun, rather than as an all-encompassing dry reference manual.
  • The framework is an alphabetical listing, giving translations of many of the descriptive terms that form part of Latin plant names.

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Weight 0.63 kg
Dimensions 21.6 × 13.8 × 2.6 cm
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