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Medicinal plants (indigenous and exotice) used in Ceylon

D. M. A. Jayaweera

Medicinal plants (indigenous and exotice) used in Ceylon

by D. M. A. Jayaweera

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Published by The National Science Foundation in Colombo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementD.M.A. Jayaweera ; with taxonomic updating by Lilani K. Senaratna.
ContributionsSenaratna, Lilani Kumudini., National Science Foundation (Sri Lanka)
The Physical Object
Pagination5 pts. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23156913M
LC Control Number2008307675

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