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Native plants of Christmas Island

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Published by Australian Biological Resources Study in Canberra, A.C.T .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Christmas Island (Indian Ocean),
  • Botany -- Christmas Island (Indian Ocean) -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeff Claussen.
    GenrePictorial works.
    SeriesFlora of Australia supplementary series -- no. 22, Flora of Australia supplementary series -- no. 22.
    ContributionsChristmas Island Natural History Association., Australian Biological Resources Study.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK51.2.I743 C53 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination146 p. :
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16733815M
    ISBN 100642568316
    LC Control Number2008378443


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Native plants of Christmas Island. Canberra, ACT: Australian Gov't., Dept. of the Environment and Heritage, Australian Biological Resources Study ; Christmas Island, Indian Ocean: Christmas Island Natural History Association, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource.

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