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Evolution and phylogeny of flowering plants Dicotyledons; facts and theory, with over 550 illus. and maps by the author. by J. Hutchinson

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Published by Academic Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dicotyledons.,
  • Phylogeny.,
  • Plants -- Variation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Companion to the author"s Families of flowering plants, 2d ed., v. 1, 1959.

The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 717 p. illus., maps. ;
Number of Pages717
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19915297M

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