Medicinal plants of Asian origin and culture
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Published by CPL Press in Newbury .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesGuide to medicinal plants of Asian origin & culture
StatementUsha R. Palaniswamy.
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19111207M
ISBN 101872691722

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