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plant names translation's, traduction de noms de plantes, traduccion de nombres de plantas

J Kroin hortus at worldnet.att.net
Tue Jun 25 22:01:51 EST 1996

Perhaps the best source is Hortus Third...they list the American names 
and the latin names. The Encly by the (UK) Royal Hort Society is also 
quite good with the European names.

Names...names...names. Everyone has a differnet name for the same plant. 
How many times did you hear I have a palm? There must be hundreds of 

Hortus Third, Macmillian Pub Co, NY, Collier Macmillian Publ, London- 
should be avail from your local bookseller. Sells for about $135-$150USD. 


Alexandre.Chevalier at anthro.unige.ch (Alexandre Chevalier) wrote:
>I'd like to know if there is a database in systematic botany which,
>from the latin binomial, gives the local name of each plant and its
>translation in the main european languages.
>If yes : where ? who? how? etc.
>Please reply via E-mail
>Thanks a lot.
>j'aimerais savoir s'il existe une base de donnees en botanique
>systematique qui, a partir du binome latin, donne le nom vernaculaire
>et sa traduction dans les principales langues europeennes de chaque
>taxon ???
>Si oui : ou? quoi? comment ? qui ? etc..
>Répondre par courrier electronique
>Merci d'avance
>quisiera saber si existe una base de datos en botanica sistematica
>que, a partir del binomio latin, da el nombre nativo de cada taxon y
>su traduccion en los principales idiomas europeos.
>Si esta base de datos existe : ?donde? que? como ? quien? etc.
>Contestar por correo electronico
>De antemano gracias
>Alexandre Chevalier
>Dpt. of Anthropology
>Geneva University

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