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Plants of New Zealand

R. M. Laing

Plants of New Zealand

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Published by Whitcombe and Tombs in [Christchurch] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- New Zealand

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. M. Laing and E. W. Blackwell (Mrs. Thomas Maidment)
    ContributionsBlackwell, E. W.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 500 p.
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14462738M
    OCLC/WorldCa1189889


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Excerpt from Plants of New Zealand The Flora Of New Zealand is one Of the most remarkable known. Indeed, it is so highly specialized, that these islands are generally considered to constitute a distinct Botanical Region.

Drude divides the earth into fourteen such Regions, and New Zealand Cited by:   Shelves: new-zealand, non-fiction, foraging As the name of the book says this is a guide to the native Plants of New Zealand book plants of New Zealand.

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Book Description This islands that comprise New Zealand offer a unique and diverse flora that includes hundreds Plants of New Zealand book outstanding garden plants.

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Plants of New Zealand R.M. & Blackwell, E.W. (Mrs. Thomas Maidment). Godley, E.J. (editor) Laing Published by Whitcombe & Tombs ().

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