The Lilies of China by Stephen G. Haw

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Number of Pages152
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ISBN 100881920347
ISBN 109780881920345

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The lilies of China: the genera Lilium, Cardiocrinum, Nomocharis and Notholirion. [Stephen G Haw; Sung-yun Liang] -- The species descriptions (p. ) translated from vol. 14, p.of Chung-kuo chih wu chih = Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae, with some rearrangement and additional comments.

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