Mabberley's Plant-Book by David J. Mabberley
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Mabberley's Plant-Book
By David J. Mabberley

Mabberley's Plant-Book

A Portable Dictionary of Plants, Their Classifications, and Uses 3rd Revised edition

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Format: Hardback

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Mabberley's Plant-Book by David J. Mabberley

Book Awards

  • Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009.

Book Description

Mabberley's Plant-Book is internationally accepted as an essential reference text for anyone studying, growing or writing about plants. In over 20,000 entries this comprehensive dictionary provides information on every family and genus of seed-bearing plant (including gymnosperms) plus ferns and clubmosses, combining taxonomic details and uses with English and other vernacular names. In this new edition each entry has been updated to take into consideration the most recent literature, notably the great advances from molecular analyses, and over 1650 additional new entries (including ecologically and economically important genera of mosses) have been added, ensuring that Mabberley's Plant-Book continues to rank among the most practical and authoritative botanical texts available.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521820714
ISBN-10: 0521820715
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 123mm x 46mm)
Pages: 1040
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David J. Mabberley

David Mabberley is Director of the University of Washington Botanic Gardens, Orin and Althea Soest Chair of Horticultural Science, and Professor of Economic Botany, College of Forest Resources, and Adjunct Professor (2006), College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

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