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The plant hunters

Carolyn Fry

The plant hunters

the adventures of the world"s greatest botanical explorers

by Carolyn Fry

  • 310 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Andre Deutsch in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant collectors,
  • History,
  • Plant collecting

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarolyn Fry
    ContributionsRoyal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK61 .F79 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24901952M
    ISBN 100233002448
    ISBN 109780233002446
    LC Control Number2009437624
    OCLC/WorldCa276647746

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