The book has some interesting details about the Latin terms in gardening. The articles on plantsmen are intriguing.
I was disappointed that only descriptive terms are included, not plant names themselves. For example, Papaver rhoeas is illustrated on page 177. The term, rhoeas, is defined as ancient Greek, name for Papaver rhoeas. Nothing more. The Latin term, Papaver, is not defined.
Overall, it isn't the content expected based on the title and subtitle.
- Hardcover: 224 pages
- Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group (1 October 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 184533731X
- ISBN-13: 978-1845337315
- Product Dimensions: 17.6 x 2.4 x 23.2 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 699 g
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 108,324 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)