Botanical dictionary

Mary Williams mwilliams at THUBAN.AC.HMC.EDU
Thu Apr 14 14:40:17 EST 2005


Dear Cindy,

I'll pass along a recommendation I got from David Becker at Pomona
College. It's actually an "illustrated glossary".

"Plant Identification Terminology: an Illustrated Glossary" by James
G. Harris and Melinda Woolf Harris. 1994. Spring Lake Publishing,
Payson UT. QK9.H37

In addition to the beautifully illustrated glossary, it has sections
on specific terminology for leaves, inflorescences, flowers etc. I
just checked and it's available from Amazon in paperback for $16.

-Mary Williams
Associate Professor of Biology
Harvey Mudd College
"not affiliated with authors or publisher!"
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