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Tropical plants of Costa Rica

Willow Zuchowski

Tropical plants of Costa Rica

a guide to native and exotic flora

by Willow Zuchowski

  • 180 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Comstock Publishing Associates in Ithaca, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtext and illustrations by Willow Zuchowski ; photographs by Turid Forsyth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK
The Physical Object
Pagination529 p. :
Number of Pages529
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22761496M
ISBN 109780801473746


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