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Tropical orchid hybrids by Chris K. H. Teo

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Published by FEP International in Petaling Jaya .
Written in English



  • Tropics


  • Orchids -- Varieties -- Tropics -- Pictorial works.,
  • Orchids -- Varieties -- Pictorial works.,
  • Orchids -- Breeding.,
  • Hybridization, Vegetable.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesOrchid hybrids.
StatementChris K.H. Teo.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesThe Horticulture series
LC ClassificationsSB409 .T46 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3934879M
LC Control Number81942074

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