useful plants of west tropical Africa

by J. M. Dalziel

Publisher: Published under the authority of the Secretary of State for the colonies by The Crown agents for the colonies in London

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      Statementby J.M. Dalziel ... being an appendix to the Flora of west tropical Africa, by J. Hutchinson and J.M. Dalziel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK393 .H82
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 612 p.
      Number of Pages612
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL236916M
      LC Control Numberagr37000694
      OCLC/WorldCa1488353

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Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa 4, Objects Useful Plants of Tropical West Africa is an updated and revised book of J.M. Dalziel's survey of economically important plants in West Tropical Africa. Each entry contains the scientific, as well as West African, name for the specimen in addition to any other common names.

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Volume 1, Families A-D. Burkill, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. University Cited by: 2. The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa Revision of JM Dalziel's original published inwhich supplements the 2nd edition of the Flora of West Tropical Africa. Each plant is briefly described along with known economic attributes, geographic range habitat.

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Dalziel. Also Titled. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Appendix Author. Dalziel, J. (John MacEwen) Other Authors. Hutchinson, John L. Flora of west tropical Africa. Appendix. Published. Last update on Now containing plants.

Useful Tropical Plants Database by Ken Fern, web interface by Ajna Fern with help from Richard Morris. The database and code is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike. West africa. Notes "The present volume is part of a revision of the first edition, and is published as a supplement to The flora of West tropical Africa / [J.

Hutchinson, J.M. Dalziel] (ed. 2, ) edited by R.W.J. Keay and F.N. Hepper"-T.p. verso. Revision of J. Dalziel's original published inwhich supplements the 2nd edition of the Flora of West Tropical Africa.

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Central Tropical Africa. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and has environmental uses. Additional Physical Format: Microfilm version: Dalziel, J.M. (John McEwen). Useful plants of west tropical Africa. London, Published under the authority of the Secretary of State for the Colonies by the Crown Agent for the Colonies,   There are a variety of different species of plants that are native to the West African nation of Nigeria, a country which is situated along the Gulf of of the country is tropical and receives a lot of rainfall, but the very northeast part of the country located in the Sahel Savannah is extremely : Gregory Sousa.

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