Growing exotic plants indoors by Ronald Herbert Menage

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Published by Regnery in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • House plants.

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Book details

StatementR.H. Menage
LC ClassificationsSB419 .M53
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 137 p. :
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5064211M
ISBN 100809288745, 0809282488
LC Control Number74030266

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