Botanical Latin

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - 167 Thorne Mountain Road - Canton, Maine  04221

Welcome to the Botanical Latin home page.

Purpose of this project: The purpose of this project is to provide a variety of resources (please see links below) that will be helpful to the student of botanical Latin.

How to contribute: If you have any material (translations, vocabulary entries and notes, etc.) for the botanical Latin web pages described below, please contact me. Also, your comments and suggestions for additional topics are encouraged. My contact information is at the top of this page. Thanks.

Botanical Latin Lessons - Lessons to help you learn botanical Latin. Eight lessons, currently undergoing revision, have been posted, but there are more to come.

Botanical Latin Glossary - A glossary of botanical Latin words (and forms) found in the literature, together with links to completely parsed Latin descriptions. The initial focus of this glossary is words used by Linnaeus in Species Plantarum (1st edition, 1753).

Botanical Latin Translations - Links to a growing list of translations of species descriptions.