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The Kew Plant Glossary: An Illustrated Dictionary of Plant Identification Terms (Paperback)
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The Kew Plant Glossary: An Illustrated Dictionary of Plant Identification Terms (Paperback)

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This accessible, comprehensive glossary includes all descriptive terms used in floras, plant field guides and the botanical literature. 4,100 definitions are accompanied by detailed illustrations, laid out in a clear, easy-to-use fashion. This reference is indispensable to plant scientists, conservationists, horticulturists, gardeners, writers and anyone working with plant descriptions, plant monographs, plant identification keys, floras and field guides.

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens
ISBN: 9781842464229
Number of pages: 170
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 244 x 170 x 10 mm


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""The Kew Plant Glossary "is catnip for the garden geek. But this fascinating, authoritative volume may seduce even the most casual browser into rolling around in Malpighian hairs, mamillated forms, petioloid tendencies, and xeric habitats."-"The New York Times"
--Dominique Browning"The New York Times" (05/27/2010)
""The Kew Plant Glossary "contains more than 4,100 botanical terms used to describe plants. If you''ve ever found yourself struggling to decipher the terms in a plant description, or would just like a simple explanation of the difference between spines and thorns, this little book will surely come in handy. Students and professionals in the plant sciences will find it equally useful."--"American Gardener"

--Caroline Bentley"American Gardener" (09/01/2010)
"Catnip for the garden geek. But this fascinating, authoritative volume may seduce even the most casual browser into rolling around in Malpighian hairs, mamillated forms, petioloid tendencies, and xeric habitats."
--Dominique Browning"The New York Times" (05/27/2010)
""The Kew Plant Glossary" contains more than 4,100 botanical terms used to describe plants. If you've ever found yourself struggling to decipher the terms in a plant description, or would just like a simple explanation of the difference between spines and thorns, this little book will surely come in handy. Students and professionals in the plant sciences will find it equally useful."
--Caroline Bentley"American Gardener" (09/01/2010)
"A vital tool for students and professionals in the field of botany."
--Marilyn K. Alaimo"Chicago Botanic Garden" (01/01/2011)
Catnip for the garden geek. But this fascinating, authoritative volume may seduce even the most casual browser into rolling around in Malpighian hairs, mamillated forms, petioloid tendencies, and xeric habitats.
--Dominique Browning"The New York Times" (05/27/2010)"
"The Kew Plant Glossary" contains more than 4,100 botanical terms used to describe plants. If you've ever found yourself struggling to decipher the terms in a plant description, or would just like a simple explanation of the difference between spines and thorns, this little book will surely come in handy. Students and professionals in the plant sciences will find it equally useful.
--Caroline Bentley"American Gardener" (09/01/2010)"
A vital tool for students and professionals in the field of botany.
--Marilyn K. Alaimo"Chicago Botanic Garden" (01/01/2011)"
-Catnip for the garden geek. But this fascinating, authoritative volume may seduce even the most casual browser into rolling around in Malpighian hairs, mamillated forms, petioloid tendencies, and xeric habitats.-
--Dominique Browning-The New York Times- (05/27/2010)
-The Kew Plant Glossary contains more than 4,100 botanical terms used to describe plants. If you've ever found yourself struggling to decipher the terms in a plant description, or would just like a simple explanation of the difference between spines and thorns, this little book will surely come in handy. Students and professionals in the plant sciences will find it equally useful.-
--Caroline Bentley-American Gardener- (09/01/2010)
-A vital tool for students and professionals in the field of botany.-
--Marilyn K. Alaimo-Chicago Botanic Garden- (01/01/2011)

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“Detailed and comprehensive.”

A fantastic and comprehensive glossary of plants produced by the experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew. This is an ideal book for garden enthusiasts and botanists. I highly recommend.

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