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Phytogeography of Africa.

Missouri Botanical Garden.

Phytogeography of Africa.

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Published by Missouri Botanical Garden in [St. Louis, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Africa.,
  • Botany -- South Africa.,
  • Botany -- Africa, Central.,
  • Botany -- Sahara.,
  • Botany -- Madagascar.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAnn. Missouri Botanical Garden -- 65, 1978.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [367-589] ;
    Number of Pages589
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17734193M

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