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Botanical geography of China by regions.

Po-chieh KeМ‚ng

Botanical geography of China by regions.

Communist China.

by Po-chieh KeМ‚ng

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Published by U.S. Joint Publications Research Service in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- China.,
    • Plant ecology.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS36 .U57 no. 1790
      The Physical Object
      Pagination135 p.
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5789109M
      LC Control Number59062046
      OCLC/WorldCa5857376

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