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useful plants of Nigeria including plants suitable for cultivation in West Africa and other tropical dependencies of the British Empire by John Henry Holland

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Published by H. M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English


  • Botany -- Nigeria,
  • Botany, Economic -- Nigeria

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Edition Notes

Statementby J. H. Holland
SeriesBulletin of miscellaneous information : Additional series ; 9, Bulletin of miscellaneous information (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) -- 9
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 963 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages963
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17915407M

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