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Introduction to orchids with illustrations and descriptions of 150 South Indian orchids

A. Abraham

Introduction to orchids with illustrations and descriptions of 150 South Indian orchids

by A. Abraham

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Published by Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute in Trivandrum, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India, South,
  • India, South.
    • Subjects:
    • Orchid culture.,
    • Orchids.,
    • Orchids -- India, South -- Identification.,
    • Botany -- India, South.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAbraham and Vatsala.
      ContributionsVatsala.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB409 .A33 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, ii, 533 p. :
      Number of Pages533
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3148036M
      LC Control Number82902257

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Introduction to orchids with illustrations and descriptions of South Indian orchids. Trivandrum, India: Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A Abraham; Vatsala.

Introduction to Orchids with illustrations and descriptions of South Indian Orchids. Abraham, A. and Vatsala: Published by Trivandrum, Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, ().

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