Botanical Latin
Home Page

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 84 - Hulls Cove, Maine  04644

updated: 22 June 2024)

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. Eleven lessons, currently undergoing revision, have been posted, but there are more to come.

Botanical Latin Concordance - A concordance of all botanical Latin words (and forms) used by Linnaeus in his diagnoses in Species Plantarum (1753) for all species, together with links to some completely parsed Latin diagnoses.

Botanical Latin Translations - A growing list of links to translations of Linnaean diagnoses.