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Plant World of the Philippines: An Illustrated Dictionary of Visayan Plant Names with their Scientific, Tagalog and English Equivalents

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By: F Seidenschwarz

368 pages, 372 b/w photos

University of San Carlos

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #54370 | ISBN: 9711000652
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The first Visayan plant dictionary recording 2354 plants. Presents a documentation of ethnobotanical data on natural plant resources such as native medicinal plants, plants for handicrafts, and timber trees. The book also reports on exquisite trees that have become very rare owing to exploitation. Interviews were conducted with herbalists and midwives to learn about folklore and uses.


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