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Catalog of the illustrated plant specimens in the National Museum of Natural History.

Arthur D. Watt

Catalog of the illustrated plant specimens in the National Museum of Natural History.

by Arthur D. Watt

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English


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SeriesSmithsonian contributions to paleobotany -- 5
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Open LibraryOL13763075M

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