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Flowering stones and mid-day flowers

Gustav Schwantes

Flowering stones and mid-day flowers

a book for plant and nature loverson the mesembryanthemaceae

by Gustav Schwantes

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Published by Benn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Dr.G.Schwantes;translated from the German mss.!by Vera Higgins.
The Physical Object
Pagination420p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18771991M

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