Trees of Somalia a fieldguide for development workers by Desmond Mahony

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Published by Oxfam in consjunction with the Henry Doubleday Research Association, Coventry in Oxford .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-190).

Book details

StatementDesmond Mahony.
ContributionsHenry Doubleday Research Association.
LC ClassificationsQK415 .M34 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL904919M
ISBN 100855981091
LC Control Number95198423

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booc booc is different than Dharkayn,booc booc grows in Somalia, I have seen booc booc in Xamar/Muqdisho a friend mind was telling me it grows in Hargaysa I grew up in Hargaysa I don’t remember seeing booc is a lot of Dharkayn trees in Somali part of Ethiopia Wardheer Region towns like Qoriile,Caado.I hope that answers your question.

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