Europe"s medicinal and aromatic plants
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Europe"s medicinal and aromatic plants their use, trade and conservation by Dagmar Lange

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Published by Traffic International in Cambridge, U.K .
Written in English



  • Europe.


  • Medicinal plants -- Europe.,
  • Materia medica, Vegetable -- Europe.,
  • Aromatic plants -- Europe.,
  • Aromatic plants -- Therapeutic use -- Europe.,
  • Botanical drug industry -- Europe.,
  • Plant conservation -- Europe.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 73-77).

Statementby Dagmar Lange.
SeriesSpecies in danger, A Traffic Network report
ContributionsInternational Traffic Network.
LC ClassificationsQK99.E85 L36 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 77 p. :
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL480790M
ISBN 10185850144X
LC Control Number98207890

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