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Insectivorous plants by Charles Darwin

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Published by Bibliobazaar in Charleston, S.C .
Written in English


  • Carnivorous plants,
  • Plants -- Assimilation

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Edition Notes

StatementCharles Darwin.
ContributionsDarwin, Francis, Sir, 1848-1925.
The Physical Object
Pagination402 p. ;
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17729157M
ISBN 101426419953
ISBN 109781426419959

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