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Botanical Latin

William T. Stearn

Botanical Latin

history, grammar, syntax, terminology, and vocabulary

by William T. Stearn

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Published by Timber in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Terminology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam T. Stearn.
    GenreTerminology.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 546 p.
    Number of Pages546
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17840655M
    LC Control Number98799757

    Book Description. Stearn's classic covers grammar, syntax, punctuation, and vocabulary. Fascinating information on Latinate geographical names and color terms, and a listing of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, will help any serious plant lover make sense of complex botanical names/5(40).   Botanical Latin: history, grammar, syntax, terminology, and vocabulary grammar, syntax, terminology, and vocabulary by Stearn, William T. (William Thomas), Publication date Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on May 1, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:

    'The classical work Botanical Latin by W. T. Stearn has been a standard reference work for nearly 50 years, but it is not a starting point for those without prior knowledge of Latin. The new book by Emma Short and Alex George is derived from classes given separately by both authors, and the informal style is reflected in the very readable text.3/5(1). As a bonus, certain botanical Latin words used to name various plants often also reveal that plant’s characteristics. This is particularly true among the species names, or “ specific epithets,” the second word in each two-part (or binomial) botanical name, which modifies the first word, the genus name.

    Botanical Latin by William. T. Stearn. Botanical Latin is accepted by horticulturists and botanists everywhere as the medium for naming new plants, and botanical research is almost impossible without reference to the vast number of first descriptions in Latin much information is available in . How's your botanical Latin? A new book (THE GARDENER'S BOTANICAL) brought me to this chat with Ross Bayton, its author, and to why we need to learn more of .


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A rather daunting tome for the amateur botanist but a must for anyone researching ancient herbaria. Botanical Latin differs from classical Latin and this book is a classic on the subject. It is equally useful in the study of other natural sciences ie.

by:   Botanical Latin makes considerable use of loanwords Botanical Latin book Greek; such loans often retain Greek inflectional patterns, and the book takes care to I wouldn't recommend this as one's first book on botany, nor would I recommend it as one's only book on Latin/5.

“The Gardener’s Botanical: An Encyclopedia of Latin Plant Names with More than 5, Entries” by Ross Bayton ($, Princeton University Press): This page hardcover book is. Stearn's Botanical Latin is one of those books that every botanist involved with nomenclature and scientific description needs - especially if you never learned Latin in school and even if you did.

There's a well-thumbed copy on the shelf in your herbarium, but you'll learn more from having it within arm's reach at all by: Botanical Latin. Botanical Latin is accepted by horticulturists and botanists everywhere as the medium for naming new plants, and botanical research is almost impossible without reference to the vast number of first descriptions in Latin — much information is available in no other language.

Botanical Latin is an internationally used technical language developed over the past years for the naming and description of plants. In that time, in order to meet the expanding need for accurate scientific descriptions, its vocabulary has been continually enriched with new words, mostly coined from Greek, and with classical Latin words.

ANSWER: There are certainly many books on the subject, and I highly recommend William Stearn’s “Botanical Latin” (4th ed., David & Charles, ).If you have ever been chastised for garbling a plant’s scientific name (I certainly have!), I recommend quoting Stearns’ gentle Botanical Latin book “Botanical Latin is essentially a written language, but the scientific names of plants often occur.

This is the STANDARD TEXT on Botanical Latin. British botanist William Thomas Stearn CBE was an expert in both the history of botany and classical languages.

His book 'Botanical Latin' is an internationally renowned handbook. It covers: the history and origin of Latin names; the grammar and syntax of botanical Latin - in summary. Welcome to the homepage of Koeltz Botanical Books If you are interested in quality academic publications on botany, you have come to the right place.

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A reference containing an alphabetical list of 21, botanical words, with information given for each word, usually including the etymology (i.e., history and/or origin) and pronunciation. Almost years ago, the Swedish botanist Carl von Linn� published Species Plantarum.

First published inBotanical Latin has become accepted worldwide as the standard work of reference on this important subject. A comprehensive guide to every aspect of Latin usage in this field, it is an invaluable source of accurate information for gardeners, botanists, scientific historians, systematic etymologists and classical scholars alike.

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Browse by Keyword. Search. Abbreviations. Bibliography. Resources. A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin. "Botanical Latin" is accepted by horticulturists and botanists everywhere as the medium for naming new plants, and botanical research is almost impossible without reference to the vast number of first descriptions in Latin - much information is available in no other language/5(43).

© Missouri Botanical Garden, All Rights Reserved Shaw Blvd. Louis, MO () E-mail Technical Support. Overview. Botanical Latin is accepted by horticulturists and botanists everywhere as the medium for naming new plants, and botanical research is almost impossible without reference to the vast number of first descriptions in Latin — much information is available in no other language.

For gardeners, too, a working knowledge Brand: Timber Press, Incorporated. But Stearn's () Botanical Latin (now in its fourth edition, having first appeared in ; last reprinted in ) is the model on which this Primer is based, and there are copious references to Stearn's book on almost every : Peter D.

Bostock. THE CHALLENGE Botanical art students face the problem of a considerable range in the quality of the content in books about botanical art. So far as botanical art instruction books are concerned. there are an awful lot of 'how to' books about drawing and painting flowers - but most are NOT aimed at the botanical artist; a number of books follow a very predictable format, are very repetitive and.

Botanical Latin is a technical language based on New Latin, used for descriptions of botanical taxa. UntilInternational Code of Botanical Nomenclature mandated Botanical Latin to be used for the descriptions of most new taxa.

It is still the only language other than English accepted for descriptions. The names of organisms governed by the Code also have forms based on Latin. Botanical Latin is.

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Botanical Latin History, Grammar, Syntax, Terminology, and Vocabulary (Book): Stearn, William T.: Botanical Latin is accepted by horticulturists and botanists everywhere as the medium for naming new plants, and botanical research is almost impossible without reference to the vast number of first descriptions in Latin-much information is available in no other language.

This outstanding book should be on every botanical taxonomist's bookshelf. It is a dictionary of Latin terms related to plants, a review of Latin grammar, and an instruction manual for writing a Latin diagnosis for a new plant species. It assumes at least some background familiarity with Latin as well as with botanical terminology/5(33).Botanical Latin.

[William T Stearn] -- "First published inBotanical Latin is widely recognised as a classic of botanical literature and is the definitive work of reference on this important subject.2, titles (books/journals) 8, volumes 2, pageslinks to protologues A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin Recent additions.