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Freaks and marvels of plant life; or, Curiosities of vegetation

Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

Freaks and marvels of plant life; or, Curiosities of vegetation

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Published by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, E. & J.B. Young & Co in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Anatomy.,
  • Plant physiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFreaks of plant life., Curiosities of vegetation.
    StatementBy M.C. Cooke.
    ContributionsSociety for Promoting Christian Knowledge (London, England). Committee of General Literature and Education.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 463, (1), 4 p. :
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19515104M


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