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Published by Struik in Cape Town .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wild flowers -- South Africa

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementColin Paterson-Jones, John Manning.
ContributionsManning, John
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK396 .P378 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23201830M
ISBN 101770074279
ISBN 109781770074279
LC Control Number2008435788
OCLC/WorldCa76878761

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