By Umberto Quattrocchi
"Following at the successes of 2 past dictionary tasks, the CRC global Dictionary of Plant Names and the CRC global Dictionary of the Grasses, Umberto Quattrocchi has undertaken this dictionary of economically vital plants…. He has performed for those crops what used to be so admirably performed in his different works—brought the significant and scattered literature on plant names, and for that reason, too, their makes use of, into coherent order in order that the inquisitive pupil can get a foothold."
—From the Foreword, Donald H. Pfister, Harvard college and Harvard college Herbaria, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The CRC international Dictionary of Medicinal and toxic vegetation: universal Names, medical Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology presents the start line for larger entry to information on crops used world wide in drugs, meals, and cultural practices. the cloth present in the 5 volumes has been painstakingly accumulated from papers of common curiosity, stories and documents, taxonomic revisions, box stories, herbaria and herbarium collections, notes, monographs, pamphlets, botanical literature, and literature tout court. It contains resources on hand at quite a few usual historical past libraries, floras and conventional flowers works, neighborhood floras and native histories, nomenclatural histories, and the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.
Much greater than a dictionary, the ebook presents the names of millions of genera and species of economically very important vegetation, concise summaries of plant homes, and applicable observations approximately medicinal makes use of. Drawing from a big diversity of basic and secondary assets, it truly is an crucial time-saving consultant for all these concerned with botany, natural drugs, pharmacognosy, toxicology, medicinal and ordinary product chemistry, and agriculture.
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CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi