A Gardener'S Latin: The Language of Plants Explained [Audiobook] download free by Richard Bird

A Gardener'S Latin: The Language of Plants Explained Audiobook download free by Richard Bird
  • Listen audiobook: A Gardener'S Latin: The Language of Plants Explained
  • Author: Richard Bird
  • Release date: 2017/5/12
  • Publisher: PAVILION BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9781910232057
  • Rating: 9.61 of 10
  • Votes: 243
  • Review by: Yosef Palmer
  • Review rating: 9.7 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/30
  • Duration: 1H47M47S in 256 kbps (28.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-03
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA Lossless, WAV, FLAC, ATRAC, MPEG4, MP3, WMA (compression ZIP, RAR, TZO, CPIO)
  • Total pages original book: 144
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 12M19S (3.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Every gardener needs to know their Latin names. They may look confusing at first, but once you understand what certain key words mean, impenetrable-sounding and hard-to-pronounce species names are suddenly demystified. Many Latin names hide the secrets of where the plant is found, its colour, flowering times, leaf pattern, natural habitat and all sorts of other information that's extremely useful to the gardener: if you want a plant for a shady place, choose one with a name ending in sylvestris ('of woods'), while if your garden is dry, look out for the suffix epigeios ('of dry places').More than just a dictionary of plant names, this fascinating book explains the meaning of hundreds of Latin plant terms, grouped into handily themed sections such as plants that are named after famous women, plants that are named after the shape of their leaves, plants that are named after their fragrance or the time of year that they flower. Within these pages you'll learn that Digitalis purpurea (the common foxglove) is purple, that the sanguineum in Geranium sanguineum means 'bloody' (its common name is the bloody cranesbill), and to steer clear of any plant whose Latin name ends in infestus.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Gardening Books, Gardening: Plants, Historical & Comparative Linguistics, Botany & Plant Sciences, Language Teaching & Learning Material & Coursework
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 13.80 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x207x19mm
  • Weight: 370g
  • Printed by: Portico
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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