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Plants of Middle-Earth: 5. Appendix: Useful Internet Resources and Other References

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The Beautiful Tree
Long descriptions of common European trees, including much folklore and quotations from literature.
http://www.2020site.org/trees/


Dendrology at Virginia Tech
Search for a tree by its Latin or common name. Detailed photographs of leaves, fruit, and twigs.
http://www.cnr.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/syllabus/searc.htm


Glossary of Botanical Terms
http://glossary.gardenweb.com/glossary/


I-Lauki: A Qenya Botany
A list of Qenya (proto-Quenya) words having to do with plants, compiled by David Salo on the basis of Tolkien's earliest Elvish wordlist, the "Qenya Lexicon" of 1915.
http://www.geocities.com/almacq.geo/helge/botany_x.html


A Meridional Grid on the Middle-Earth Map
Useful for estimating climactic conditions in different areas of Middle-Earth.
http://people.mainz.netsurf.de/~lalaith/Tolkien/Grid.html


Photographs of Plants Organized by Latin Names
http://ibiblio.org/herbmed/pictures/herbpics.html
http://www.dipbot.unict.it/orto/index-1.html


Popweb
A guide to the plant types and ecosystems of Northern Europe.
http://www.geog.qmul.ac.uk/popweb/default.htm

Bibliographical References



Addison, Josephine. The illustrated plant lore : a unique potpourri of history, folklore, and practical advice. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1985.

Jordan, Michael. Plants of mystery and magic : a photographic guide. London: Blandford, 1997.

Laurialt, Jean. Identification guide to the trees of Canada. Richmond Hill, Ont.: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1992.

Martin, Laura. The folklore of trees and shrubs. Chester, Conn.: Globe Pequot Press, 1992.

Miles, Archie. Silva : the tree in Britain. London: Ebury Press, 1999.

Tosco, Uberto. The world of mountain flowers. London (Eng.): Orbis Publishing, 1974.



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Last Updated: 04/20/03

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