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Plants, man, and life.

Anderson, Edgar

Plants, man, and life.

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany, Economic,
  • Plants and civilization,
  • Botany

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [235]-240.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB107.5 .A5 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 251 p.
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5533500M
    LC Control Number67009787

    Plant, any multicellular eukaryotic, usually photosynthetic life-form in the kingdom Plantae. There are an estimated , diffferent species of plants known to science. Learn more about the plant kingdom, including the life and evolutionary histories and physical characteristics of the major plant groups.


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