South African aloes by Barbara Jeppe

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Published by Purnell in Cape Town .

Written in English

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  • South Africa.


  • Aloe.,
  • Botany -- South Africa.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBarbara Jeppe.
LC ClassificationsQK495.L72 J4 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 150 p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5069201M
ISBN 100360000185
LC Control Number74077632

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