The Cambridge Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms

The Cambridge Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms

by Michael Hickey, Clive King

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Overview

This beautifully illustrated glossary constitutes an extraordinary collection of the specialist terms used in many botanical works. The book is arranged in two sections: the glossary, which provides clear definitions for over 2400 of the most commonly used botanical and horticultural terms, and illustrations, which can be cross-referenced to the glossary. The illustrations section comprises over 120 large format pages packed with accurate, well labelled line drawings that complement the definitions. The illustrations are grouped according to specific features, allowing quick comparisons of different forms. This outstanding reference will be welcomed by all readers grappling with botanical terms, whether student, professional, or hobbyist.

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"A great companion book for field botanists, botany professors, and anyone else interested in identifying vascular plants."-Northeatern Naturalist

"is complete, use, a valuable reference for both the amateur and professional seeking to understand the composition and working of plants."-Greenwich, CT Time Oct 2001

"The book will be a valuable reference for students of plants taxonomy, systematics or any botany courses...This book would be a versatile reference for both the novice student and the more advanced student."-Science Books & Films Dec 2001

"Naturalists, amateur botanists, students, and many others will find this excellent glossary most useful." Wildlife Activist

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107085541
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/16/2000
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 10 MB

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