Flora of Peru by Charles Baehni

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Published by Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Peru.

Subjects:

  • Sapotaceae,
  • Botany -- Peru

Edition Notes

Field Museum of Natural History. Publication 1087.

Book details

Statementby Charles Baehni and Luciano Bernardi.
SeriesBotanical series,, v. 13, pt. V-A, no. 3, Fieldiana: botany,, v. 13, pt. V-A, no. 3.
ContributionsBernardi, Luciano, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK1 .F4 vol. 13, pt. V-A, no. 3, QK495.S2 .F4 vol. 13, pt. V-A, no. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination135-177 p.
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5450318M
LC Control Number73152324

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