'… a fact book for which I shall almost eternally be grateful. Botanists and serious gardeners everywhere should go down on their knees in gratitude for Cambridge University Press and for the travail of Dr D. J. Mabberley who has laboured to produce The Plant Book. I can only join fellow botanists and horticulturalist in saying 'Thank You'.' Stefan Buczacki, The Guardian
'This new edition of The Plant Book is to be enthusiastically welcomed.' International Botanic Gardens Conservaton News
'… a modern classic … an up-to-date accurate and user-friendly dictionary of great value to both botanists and horticulturalists … amazingly good value for money.' Dick Seamons, Science and Technology
' … I confess to being a major fan of this book, now updated in the second edition with 2500 entries. In fact I can't imagine being able to function efficiently without it!' Quandong
'The author has clearly kept abreast of the most recent developments, not only in plant classification, discovery, and popular usage, but even with aspects of genetic engineering. This new edition gives the reader an additional 2500 entries and 150 more pages of very condensed but well-presented plant information - an invaluable resource.' Kew Bulletin
'^n my opinion, this book should find a respectable place in personal collection of fellow botanists and on the shelves of all libraries.' N. N. Bhandari, Phytomorphology
'The Plant-book is now widely established as a classic botanical work and an essential reference for any person, professional or amateur.' P. B. Heenan, New Zealand Journal of Botany
Completely revised and rewritten, this new edition features over 2,500 new entries, ensuring that The Plant-Book continues to rank among the most practical and authoritative botanical texts available.