Dictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America

Dictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America : Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology

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Dictionary of South American Trees provides a single-source reference for botanists, biologists, ecologists, and climatologists on the many native trees in South America. The index lets readers find a tree in four languages, by its common name, or abbreviation, followed by taxonomy that includes common uses for each part of the tree.

Using this information, scientists and students can identify and classify plants, their growth structure and environment, the uses of their products, and alternative options with similar characteristics.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1172 pages
  • 218 x 278 x 48mm | 2,699.96g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Multilingual edition
  • Multilingual
  • black & white illustrations, maps
  • 0123964903
  • 9780123964908
  • 2,119,497

Table of contents

Dictionary of Trees, Vol 2: South America: Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology


Miroslav M. Grandtner




How to use this book



Genera and species

Synonyms of Latin names

English names

Noms francais

Nombres espanoles

Other names

Trade names


Map of South America
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Review quote

"The dictionary contains in alphabetical order of scientific name all known species, subspecies and varieties of trees of the South American continent...family relationship and English, French and Spanish names are listed."--Archive of Forest Science,July-August 2014

"The second volume in the set, this dictionary focuses on native trees in South America, presented in alphabetical order by Latin name. It excludes fossil and more recently extinct taxa, hybrids, and cultivars. Each generic entry includes the family, synonyms of the Latin name, and English, French, Spanish, trade, and other names. Infrageneric entries also include the distribution, height, type of foliage, ecological characteristics, and main uses."--ProtoView.com,February 2014
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