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  • *Arthur C.Gibson. 1996. Structure-function relations of warm desert plants. Springer. 215 pages
  • *Arthur C.Gibson. 1996. Structure-function relations of warm desert plants. Springer. 215 pages
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  • McCoy, S.R., J.V. Kuehl, J.L. Boore, and L.A. Raubeson. 2008. The complete plastid genome sequence of Welwitschia mirabilis: an unusually compact plastome with accelerated divergence rates. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 130.
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  • World Wildlife Fund; C.Michael Hogan. 2012. Namib Desert. ed. M.McGinley. Encyclopedia of Earth. National Council for Science and the Environment


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