Modern systematic studies in African botany

Proceedings of the Eleventh Plenary Meeting of the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa, Missorui Botanical Garden, St. Louis, June 10-14, 1985

Publisher: Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis

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Statementedited by Peter Goldblatt and Porter P. Lowry II..
SeriesMonographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden -- vol. 25
ContributionsGoldblatt, Peter., Lowry, Porter P.
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination710p. :
Number of Pages710
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Open LibraryOL16254609M

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Modern systematic studies in African botany: proceedings of the eleventh plenary meeting of the Association for the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa, Missouri Botanical Garden, St.

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Louis, June= comptes rendus de la Onzième Réunion plenière de l'Association pour l'etude taxonomique de la flore d'Afrique tropicale, Jardin botanique du Missouri, St. Louis. Modern systematic studies in African botany:proceedings of the eleventh plenary meeting of the Association for the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa, Missouri Botanical Garden, St.

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