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The palm collection of the Durban Botanic Gardens

Ann Lambert

The palm collection of the Durban Botanic Gardens

with notes on palm cultivation and identification

by Ann Lambert

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Published by Durban Botanic Gardens, Parks Dept. in Durban .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Durban.
    • Subjects:
    • Durban Botanic Gardens.,
    • Palms -- Catalogs and collections -- South Africa -- Durban.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by Ann Lambert].
      ContributionsDurban Botanic Gardens.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK495.P17 L25 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 129 p. :
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL896923M
      ISBN 100958387516
      LC Control Number95188342
      OCLC/WorldCa36485508


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