Book ID: 101002
Elements of the Philosophy of Plants. Containing the Principles of Scientific Botany, Nomenclature, Theory of Classification, Phytography, Anatomy, Chemistry, Physiology, Geography and Diseases of Plants. 1821. (PoD-Reprint 2011). (Cambridge Library Collection, Life Sciences). 8 pls. XXXIII, 486 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
Contents: Translator's preface / Sprengel's preface / Introduction / Part I. Nomenclature: General principles / Characteristic expressions for / forms and qualities / Names of the organs / Part II. Taxonomy, or the Theory of Classification: General observations / Artificial classification / Of the mutual connections of plants / On the natural arrangement in general / Theory of natural classification / Natural arrangement of families / Part III. Phytography, or Descriptive Botany: Of the generic name / Of trivial names / Delineation of characters / Description of plants / Synonymy / On the form of botanical works / Floras / Descriptions of gardens / Plates of plants / General works / On collections of plants / Part IV. Phytonomy, of the Structure and Nature of Plants: Phytotomy, or anatomy of plants / Pytochemy, or doctrine of the composition of plants / Propery phytonomy, or on the life of plants / On the distribution of plants upon the Earth / History of the distribution of plants / On malformations and diseases of plants / History of botany / Practical part / Index.