Medicinal plants of North Africa by Loutfy Boulos

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  • Materia medica, Vegetable -- Africa, North.,
  • Traditional medicine -- Africa, North.

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StatementLoutfy Boulos ; illustrated by Magdy El-Gohary.
SeriesMedicinal plants of the world ;, no. 3
LC ClassificationsQK99.A43 B68 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3500189M
ISBN 100917256166
LC Control Number82020412

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