Lietuviškos botanikos terminijos ištakos [The sources of Lithuanian terminology of botany]. – Botanica Lithuanica, Suppl. 8: 13–24

The article analyses some sources of Lithuanian terminology of botany. Scientific works and manuscripts of the nineteenth century published in Lithuanian language are under discussion. Most attention is given to the names of plants and botanical terms. Terms created by different authors are compared. The rules for coinage of terms suggested by some botanists are discussed. It is shown that some of the terms created in the nineteenth century have survived in the actual Lithuanian terminology of botany.

Keywords: Lithuania, plant names, botany, terminology, science, history.

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