By William T. Stearn

Botanical Latin is approved by means of horticulturists and botanists all over the place because the medium for naming new crops, and botanical examine is nearly most unlikely irrespective of the big variety of first descriptions in Latin-much details comes in no different language. For gardeners, too, a operating wisdom of botanical Latin is vital for the exact id of vegetation within the backyard. Now on hand in paperback, the fourth variation of this across the world well known guide summarizes the grammar and syntax of botanical Latin, and covers the origins of Latin and latinized geographical names, colour phrases, symbols and abbreviations, diagnoses and outlines, the formation of names and epithets, and lots more and plenty extra.

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