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A Gardener's Handbook of Plant Names: Their Meanings and Origins
by A.W. Smith
Literally hundreds of thousand of plants have been given botanical names. Of this huge number very few have English names, and these have become established more by use than by anything else. Thus, there has long been a need for a comprehensive guide to plant nomenclature and the standard classification system in the plant world. This is that book.Here is the first compact ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published May 16th 1997 by Dover Publications
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