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Ornamental Garden Plants of the Guianas
An Historical Perspective of Selected Garden Plants from Guyana, Surinam, and French Guiana

by Robert A. DeFilipps
Published by the Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution, 1992

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Cover (jpg, in color)

pages 1-23 (3.3MB)

pages 19-23 (0.9MB)

Dicots (part 1)
pages 24-50 (4.2MB)

Dicots (part 2)
pages 51-100 (6.9MB)

Dicots (part 3)
pages 101-150 (6.8MB)

Dicots (part 4)
pages 151-200 (6.2MB)

Dicots (part 5)
pages 201-204 (0.3MB)

Monocots (part 1)
pages 205-250 (6.8MB)

Monocots (part 2)
pages 51-267 (2.7MB)

Monocots (part 3)
pages 268-305 (4.9MB)

Monocots (part 4)
pages 306-318 (2.2MB)

Illustration Credits
pages 319-344 (1.8MB)

Common Names
pages 345-352 (0.5MB)

Scientific Names
pages 353-363 (1MB)

Mauritia flexuosa, from Fenaroli
Anthurium andraeanum Linden, the Flamingo Flower

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