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Plant names, scientific and popular

including in the case of each plant the correct botanical name in accordance with the reformed nomenclature, together with botanical and popular synonyms ...

by A. B. Lyons

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Published by Nelson, Baker & Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Nomenclature.,
  • Plant names, Popular.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementComp. from the most authentic sources by A. B. Lyons.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination469 p.
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23325778M
    LC Control Number03013362

    A scientific name is used by botanists, growers, plant managers, and others to avoid the confusion caused by common names. Professional plant taxonomists assign a unique scientific name to each plant. The naming system was invented by the Swedish botanist Linnaeus in the s. Scientific Latin plant names help describe both the “genus” and “species” of plants in order to better categorize them. The binomial (two name) system of nomenclature was developed by Swedish naturalist, Carl Linnaeus in the mid s.

    Plant name resources: Although books can be useful to confirm plant names, with the rate of change in Botanical nomenclature a reliable web based resource is frequently more up to date. For this class we will use several sources for scientific names. The USDA plants database will be the primary authoritative source for this class. Full text of "Plant names, scientific and popular, including in the case of each plant the correct botanical name in accordance with the reformed nomenclature, together with botanical and popular other formats.

      All plant names have a story to tell. Both their scientific and common labels are rich in meaning, often revealing the history, uses or myths of a species. We take a look at the stories behind some of the funniest and strangest plant names around. Table O. List of Plant Pictures by Scientific Name Scientific Name. Common Name. Page. Acacia koa koa 47 Acacia koaia koai‘a 47 Acacia mangium mangium 47 Acalypha wilkensiana beefsteak 47 Ajuga reptans carpet bugle 47 Aleurites moluccana kukui, lama, lumbang, sakan, raguar, candlenut tree.


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Plant Names, Scientific And Popular: Including In The Case Of Each Plant The Correct Botanical Name In Accordance With The Reformed Nomenclature () [Lyons, Albert Brown] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Plant Names, Scientific And Popular: Including In The Case Of Each Plant The Correct Botanical Name In Accordance With The Reformed 5/5(1).

Plant Names Scientific and Popular Including in the Case of Each Plant, the Correct Botanical Name in Accordance with the Reformed Nomenclature, Together with Botanical and Popular Synonyms and Vernacular German, French and Spanish Names: Author: Albert Brown Lyons: Publisher: Nelson, Baker et Company, Original from: Harvard University.

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Plant Names is an invaluable guide to the use of scientific, commercial and common names for plants and the conventions for writing them. Written by horticultural botanists at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Plant Names covers the naming of wild plants, plants modified by humans, why plant names change, their pronunciation and hints to help remember them, along with.

This is a list of plants organized by their common names. Scientific and popular book, the common names of plants often vary from region to region, which is why most plant encyclopedias refer to plants using their scientific names, in other words using binomials or "Latin" names. For the vast number of horticulturalists, gardeners, and plant lovers interested in the origin and derivation of plant names, this book will be an invaluable reference.

Generic and specific names are listed in alphabetical order, and for each name the author, a noted botanical expert, identifies the root words in Greek and Latin, gives the Reviews: The scientific name is Howea Belmoreana and it's also known as the curly palm.

Dracaena Reflexa Another great looking foliage plant from the dracaena genus. Spider Plant - Chlorophytum Comosum Information about the popular Spider Plant (botanical name.

Scientific Names of Plants, A-B. A few names on this list will fascinate those interested in the derivation of plant names: Achillea millefolium, Adonis amurensis, and Bougainvillea.

The first two come from figures out of Greek mythology. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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Carl von Linne a.k.a. Linnaeus came up with a system for naming in where each species of plant has a name which has two parts. This is called Binomial 's a a formal system of naming species of living things. Each of the two parts of the name used Latin grammatical forms.

the first word is the name of the genus (see Plant Evolution and Taxonomy). Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by ImportBot. Aug | History. An edition of Plant names, scientific and popular () Plant names, scientific and popular including in the case of each plant the correct botanical name in accordance with the reformed nomenclature, together with botanical and Cited by: 5.

Scientific names or Binomial Nomenclature is a scientific process wherein entities such as plants, animals, living entities are named and they are derived from Latin.

It has many advantages such as: Classification and organisation – Entities are comprehensively organised which makes understanding and studying characteristics of particular. Cosmo Dictionary of Plant Names: Scientific and Popular By far the best dictionary of botanical nomenclature published to date.

Carry it in your pocket and never again be at a loss for a botanical name. Its sheer utility will commend it to every botanist and plant enthusiast. But, beyond that, readers will find it equally delightful.

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Plant Names Scientific and Popular: Including in the Case of Each Plant the Correct Botanicla Name in 5/5(1). CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology Ebook By Umberto Quattrocchi Language: English Publish Year: Info: E-Book readable online or download on PDF DJVU TXT DOC MP3 CFM mobi and more.

Common names are friendly, easy to use and don’t sound pretentious. Neighbors are more likely to understand what you mean. I tend to use a lot of common plant names when I write on this website, but always include the scientific name to avoid confusion.

You don’t have to be put off by scientific names. Plant names, scientific and popular, including in the case of each plant the correct botanical name in accordance with the reformed nomenclature, together with botanical and popular synonyms By.

Lyons, A. (Albert Brown), Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Detroit,Nelson, Baker & Co., Plant names, scientific and popular, including in the case of each plant the correct botanical name in accordance with the reformed nomenclature, together with botanical and popular synonyms.

by Lyons, A. (Albert Brown), Page v - Practical Importance of Stability in Nomenclature. The confusion of names in the horticultural plant world is at present so great as to clog popular plant knowledge and actually to limit to no small degree the use of certain trees, shrubs, and flowers in our American plantings.

The names Nigger's-hand cactus and Niggerfinger cactus have been given by Margaret Martin and her coauthors in the popular Cacti and Their Cultivation (New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, ) for Opuntia clavarioides, a small cactus with bizarre, slender, cylindrical Graf, author of the widely used botanical guidebook Exotica (East Rutherford, N.J., Roehrs Co.

Inc. Botanical names can be baffling to even the most experienced gardener. But a plant's botanical name is more than just a handy label—it can tell a plant's country of origin, the shape of its leaves, the color of its petals, and much more.

The A to Z of Plant Names clears the confusion and allows every gardener to name plants with confidence Reviews: 9.Plant Names is an invaluable guide to the use of scientific, commercial and common names for plants and the conventions for writing them.

Written by horticultural botanists at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, this book covers the naming of wild plants, plants modified by humans, why plant names change, their pronunciation and hints to help remember them, along with updated sections on.Get this from a library!

Plant names, scientific and popular, including in the case of each plant the correct botanical name in accordance with the reformed nomenclature, together with botanical and popular synonyms. [A B Lyons].