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Agave in the West Indies

Trelease, William

Agave in the West Indies

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agaves.

  • Edition Notes

    U. S. 62d Cong., 3d sess. Senate. Doc. 1142.

    Statementby William Trelease.
    SeriesMemoirs of the National academy of sciences. vol. xi
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11 .N5 v. 11
    The Physical Object
    Pagination298 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6563388M
    LC Control Number13035341
    OCLC/WorldCa4473540

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