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dictionary of plant-names

H L. Gerth van Wijk

dictionary of plant-names

by H L. Gerth van Wijk

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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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Interesting facts at your fingertips. Easy-to-use A-Z guide. Common names listed for easy reference. Over 1, plants featured. [ ]. This book is a dictionary of common, especially those found in Europe. Common and Latin names are intermixed and cross-referenced in the entries.

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