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The natural history of plants

their forms, growth, reproduction, and distribution.

by Kerner, Anton Joseph Ritter von Marilaun

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Published by Blackie in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrom the German of Anton Kerner von Marilaun by F. W. Oliver, with the assistance of Marian Busk and Mary F. Ewart.
    ContributionsOliver, Francis Wall, 1864-, Macdonald, M. F., Busk, Marian Balfour, 1861-1941.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23321224M

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