An encyclopædia of plants
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An encyclopædia of plants comprising the description, specific character, culture, history, application in the arts, and every other desirable particular respecting all the plants indigenous, cultivated in, or introduced to Britain, combining all the advantages of a Linnean and Jussieuean species plantarum, an historia plantarum, a grammar of botany, and a dictionary of botany and vegetable culture : the whole in English : with the synonymes of the commoner plants in the different European and other languages : the scientific names accentuated, their entymologies explained, the classes, orders, and botanical terms illustrated by engravings, and with figures of nearly ten thousand species, exemplifying several individuals belonging to every genus included in the whole

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Published by Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Botany -- Dictionaries

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by J.C. Loudon ; the specific characters by an eminent botanist, the drawings by J.D.C. Sowerby, and the engravings by R. Branston
SeriesLandmarks II, monographs
ContributionsLoudon, J. C. 1783-1843
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxx, 2, 1159 p.
Number of Pages1159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15196471M

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