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Economic Botany

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 96–130 | Cite as

Ethnobotany of the Turkana: Use of plants by a pastoral people and their livestock in Kenya

  • W. T. W. Morgan
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Bark Economic Botany Leprosy Jatropha Hibiscus Cannabinus 
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. T. W. Morgan
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of GeographyUniversity of DurhamDurhamEngland

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