The Kew Plant Glossary: an Illustrated Dictionary of Plant Identification Terms - Second edition, 2016 *ebook*

The Kew Plant Glossary: an Illustrated Dictionary of Plant Identification Terms - Second edition, 2016 *ebook*

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The Kew Plant Glossary: an Illustrated Dictionary of Plant Identification Terms - Second edition, 2016 *ebook*

Second edition of the essential companion for anyone working with plant descriptions, plant identification keys, floras, monographs and field guides. 4,905 botanical terms are described with accompanying illustrations. A best seller. *Note this is the ebook edition*

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Description

This plant glossary includes all descriptive terms used in floras, plant field guides and monographs. This is an essential companion for anyone working with plant descriptions, plant identification keys, floras, monographs and field guides. With the addition of over 400 new terms including a vegetation type section, this fully updated second edition now boasts 4,905 botanical terms and over 700 illustrations.


‘Catnip for the garden geek…this fascinating, authoritative volume may seduce even the most casual browser.’ The New York Times, 27 May 2010


'This most recently published glossary comes from a botanist at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England. There can be no finer endorsement.' Georgia Briscoe, American Reference Book Annual 2011


'I can recommend it without reservation because its content to price ratio is outstanding.' Neil Snow, Systematic Botany 36(1), 2011


'A fantastic little book for the botanist.' Peter Anderson, School Science Review, March 2017


Information Services Group (ISG) of Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) UK: Highly Commended: 2011 Besterman/McColvin Outstanding Reference Work in Print | Garden Media Guild Awards: Winner: Reference Book of the Year 2010 | The Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Annual Awards: Nominated titles: Technical category 2011.


*Note this is the ebook edition*

Additional Info

Additional Info

  1. Author: Henk J Beentje
  2. 192pp. 246 x 155mm. Over 700 line drawings. ebook
  3. ISBN 9781842466056
  4. Kew Publishing, first published 2010. Revised edition (125 additional terms), 2012. Second edition, 2016

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