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Dictionary of names for southern African trees

Braam Van Wyk

Dictionary of names for southern African trees

scientific names of indigenous trees, shrubs and climbers with common names from 30 languages

by Braam Van Wyk

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Published by Briza Publications in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Nomenclature,
  • Trees

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-42) and indexes.

    StatementBraam van Wyk ... [et al.]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK394 .D53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 956 p. :
    Number of Pages956
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25058588M
    ISBN 101920146016
    ISBN 109781920146016
    LC Control Number2011509002
    OCLC/WorldCa740653922

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