A Field Guide to the Families and Genera of Woody Plants of Northwest South Americ

With Supplementary Notes on Herbaceous Taxa (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru With Supplementary Notes on Herbaceous) by Alwyn H. Gentry

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Written in English
Published: Pages: 920 Downloads: 114
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Subjects:

  • Colombia,
  • Plant life: general,
  • South America,
  • Woody plants,
  • Ecuador,
  • Identification,
  • Peru,
  • Science/Mathematics

Edition Notes

ContributionsRodolfo Vasquez (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages920
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8681021M
ISBN 101881173011
ISBN 109781881173014

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