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Plant names a guide to botanical nomenclature by P. F. Lumley

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Published by Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne .
Written in English


  • Plants -- Nomenclature.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 49-51) and index.

Statementby Peter Lumley and Roger Spencer.
SeriesOrnamental plants ;, 2, Ornamental plants (Kew, Vic.) ;, 2.
ContributionsSpencer, Roger.
LC ClassificationsQK96 .L75 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1353017M
ISBN 100959975810
LC Control Number92244071

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