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Poisonous plants of the South Pacific

Subramaniam Sotheeswaran

Poisonous plants of the South Pacific

by Subramaniam Sotheeswaran

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Published by University of the South Pacific in [Suva, Fiji] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania.
    • Subjects:
    • Poisonous plants -- Oceania.,
    • Plant names, Popular -- Oceania.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 45-49) and index.

      StatementSubramaniam Sotheeswaran & Sudhara Sotheeswaran.
      ContributionsSotheeswaran, Sudhara., University of the South Pacific.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK100.O24 S68 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 54 p. :
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6822684M
      LC Control Number00303506
      OCLC/WorldCa41445237

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