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Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names - Urs Eggli

Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names

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The Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names explains the meanings of the scientific names given to all known succulent plants, including cacti. With the derivation of the currently accepted names of over 10,000 taxa, the dictionary is a useful supplement to the "Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants". It is a valuable reference for plant scientists, horticulturists, and hobbyists with an interest in succulent plants.

From the reviews:

"With the derivation of the currently accepted names of over 10.000 taxa, this dictionary is a useful supplement ... . It is a valuable reference for plant scientist, horticulturists, and hobbyists with an interest in succulent plants." (P.L. Pisani, Advances in Horticultural Science, Issue: 3, 2005)

"Urs Eggli and Len Newton have compiled a thesaurus containing `a complete alphabetical list, together with concise explanations, of all the currently accepted names of succulent plants (including cacti)'. ... this dictionary remains an updated and comprehensive reference for connoisseurs and enthusiasts, as well as horticulturists and botanists. I also found the book a pleasure to leaf through." (L. Di Martino, Cactus & Co. Vol. 8 (4), 2004)

All species and genera names from ""aageodontus"" to ""zygosicyos
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ISBN: 9783540004899
ISBN-10: 3540004890
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 266
Published: 1st April 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.69