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


  • Desmidiaceae.

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Edition Notes

StatementAlan J. Brook.
SeriesBotanical monographs ;, v. 16
LC ClassificationsQK569.D46 B67
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4111383M
LC Control Number80026374

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