Wild plants in trade by Martin Jenkins

Cover of: Wild plants in trade | Martin Jenkins

Published by Traffic International in Cambridge, U.K .

Written in English

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  • Europe.

Subjects:

  • Wild plant trade -- Europe.,
  • Wild plant trade.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMartin Jenkins and Sara Oldfield.
SeriesSpecies in danger, A Traffic Network report
ContributionsOldfield, Sara.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB439.35.E35 J46 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1164046M
ISBN 100947613897
LC Control Number94144132

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