Tropical plants of the world

by J. G. Rohwer

Publisher: Sterling Pub. Co. in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Tropical plants of the world | J. G. Rohwer
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Places:

  • Tropics

Subjects:

  • Plants, Ornamental -- Tropics -- Identification.,
  • Tropical plants -- Identification.,
  • Tropical crops -- Identification.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

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