The native trees of New Zealand by John T. Salmon

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Published by Heinemann Reed in Auckland .

Written in English

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  • New Zealand

Subjects:

  • Trees -- New Zealand -- Identification.,
  • Trees -- New Zealand -- Pictorial works.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 377) and index.

Book details

StatementJ.T. Salmon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK463 .S35 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination384 p. :
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1921944M
ISBN 100790001047
LC Control Number90133172

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It celebrates our unique and magnificent native forests, and describes and generously illustrates more than species, subspecies and varieties.

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