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Britain"s rarest plants

Edward A. Ellis

Britain"s rarest plants

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Published by Jarrold and Sons in Norwich .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Rare plants -- Great Britain -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementwith text by E. A. Ellis, Franklyn Perring, and Roland E. Randall.
      SeriesJarrold nature series
      ContributionsPerring, Franklyn, joint author., Randall, Roland E., joint author.
      LC ClassificationsQK86.G7 E44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[33] p. :
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4297251M
      ISBN 100853067112
      LC Control Number78325547

        Cinchona corymbifera, from A.B. Lambert, A Description of the Genus Cinchona (London: ), Dumbarton Oaks Rare Book Collection. Credit: Dumbarton Oaks.

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