The grasses of southeast Queensland

Cover of: The grasses of southeast Queensland | J. C. Tothill

Published by Q., University of Queensland Press for the Tropical Grassland Society of Australia in St. Lucia .

Written in English

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  • Australia,
  • Queensland,
  • Queensland.


  • Grasses -- Australia -- Queensland -- Identification.,
  • Botany -- Australia -- Queensland.

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Statementby J. C. Tothill and J. B. Hacker. Illustrated by J. B. Hacker.
ContributionsHacker, J. B. 1938- joint author.
LC ClassificationsQK495.G74 T63
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 300 p.
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5462350M
ISBN 100702207446
LC Control Number73164978

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