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dictionary of plant-names

H L. Gerth van Wijk

dictionary of plant-names

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Published by A. Asher in Vaals-Amsterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint on reduced size of the edition Haarlem 1911-1916.

Statementintroduction by F.A. Stafleu.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21376992M
ISBN 109061232430


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