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Henrik Balslev

Attalea colenda (Arecaceae), a potential lauric oil resource

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Attalea colenda (Arecaceae), a potential lauric oil resource. / Blicher-Mathiesen, Ulla; Balslev, Henrik.

In: Economic Botany, Vol. 44, No. 3, 01.09.1990, p. 360-368.

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Blicher-Mathiesen, U & Balslev, H 1990, 'Attalea colenda (Arecaceae), a potential lauric oil resource', Economic Botany, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 360-368. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03183920

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Blicher-Mathiesen U, Balslev H. Attalea colenda (Arecaceae), a potential lauric oil resource. Economic Botany. 1990 Sep 1;44(3):360-368. doi: 10.1007/BF03183920

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Blicher-Mathiesen, Ulla ; Balslev, Henrik. / Attalea colenda (Arecaceae), a potential lauric oil resource. In: Economic Botany. 1990 ; Vol. 44, No. 3. pp. 360-368.

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