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By Andrew Henderson

Southern Asia is an enormous and ecologically different sector that extends from the deserts of Afghanistan to the rainforests of Thailand, and is domestic to a marvelously wealthy palm flowers. Palms of Southern Asia is the one whole box advisor to the forty three genera and 352 species of hands and rattans that take place in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. This beautiful guide's good-looking illustrations and succinct, authoritative, and jargon-free textual content make identity effortless. every one species account comprises the right kind clinical and customary names, and completely describes morphology, habitat, and makes use of. that includes a distribution map for many species and 256 full-color images, this can be additionally the one box advisor to hide the super diversified palm plant life of Vietnam, and the 1st to supply a taxonomic assessment of the rattan species of Southern Asia.

Palms of Southern Asia is a booklet of significant value for botanists and a useful relief for naturalists and conservationists, and it is the excellent box advisor for ecotourists touring within the region.

  • Covers all 352 clearly taking place hands in Southern Asia
  • Features full-color pictures of 256 species, many by no means earlier than illustrated
  • Includes a distribution map for many species
  • Provides the 1st taxonomic evaluate of the rattans of Southern Asia

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Plate three. Arenga westerhoutii; behavior; Vietnam (top left). Arenga westerhoutii; ears at bases of leaflets; Myanmar (top right). Arenga westerhoutii; inflorescence with male plants; Myanmar (bottom left). Arenga westerhoutii; inflorescence with male vegetation; Vietnam (bottom right). Plate four. Arenga wightii; behavior; India (top left). Bentinckia condapanna; behavior; cultivated, India (top right). Borassodendron machadonis; behavior; Thailand (bottom left). Borassus flabellifer; behavior; Myanmar (bottom right). Plate five. Calamus acanthospathus; leaf sheath; Myanmar (top left). Calamus acaulis; petioles; Vietnam (top right). Calamus arborescens; behavior; Myanmar (bottom left). Calamus arborescens; reduce surfaces of leaflets; Myanmar (bottom right). Plate 6. Calamus arborescens; end result; Myanmar (top left). Calamus bachmaensis; leaf sheath; Vietnam (top right). Calamus balingensis; behavior; Thailand (bottom left). Calamus bousigonii subsp. smitinandii; leaflets; Thailand (bottom right). Plate 7. Calamus bousigonii subsp. smitinandii; leaf sheath; Thailand (top left). Calamus bousigonii subsp. bousigonii; leaf sheath; Vietnam (top right). Calamus caesius; leaf sheath; Thailand (bottom left). Calamus caesius; decrease floor of leaflets and cirrus; Thailand (bottom right). Plate eight. Calamus castaneus; behavior; Thailand (top left). Calamus castaneus; leaf sheaths; Thailand (top right). Calamus castaneus; end result; Thailand (bottom left). Calamus centralis; leaf sheath; Vietnam (bottom right). Plate nine. Calamus concinnus; leaflets; Thailand (top left). Calamus concinnus; leaf bases, ocreas, and previous inflorescences; Thailand (top right). Calamus crispus; leaf sheath; Vietnam (bottom left). Calamus crispus; leaflets; Vietnam (bottom right). Plate 10. Calamus densiflorus; leaf sheath; Thailand (top left). Calamus dioicus; leaf sheath; Vietnam (top right). Calamus dioicus; end result; Vietnam (bottom left). Calamus egregius; leaf; China (bottom right). Plate eleven. Calamus erectus; behavior; Myanmar (top left). Calamus erectus; petioles; Myanmar (top right). Calamus erectus; end result; Myanmar (bottom left). Calamus erinaceus; leaf sheath; Thailand (bottom right). Plate 12. Calamus fissilis; leaf sheath; Vietnam (top left). Calamus flagellum var. flagellum; behavior; Myanmar (top right). Calamus flagellum var. flagellum; leaf sheath; Myanmar (bottom left). Calamus flagellum var. flagellum; end result; Myanmar (bottom right). Plate thirteen. Calamus floribundus; behavior; India (top left). Calamus floribundus; leaf sheath; Myanmar (top right). Calamus guruba; leaf sheath; Myanmar (bottom left). Calamus hainanensis; leaf; China (bottom right). Plate 14. Calamus hainanensis; leaf sheath; China (top left). Calamus henryanus; leaf sheath; Myanmar (top right). Calamus henryanus; leaf; Myanmar (bottom left). Calamus hookerianus; leaf sheath; India (bottom right). Plate 15. Calamus hukaungensis; leaf sheath; Myanmar (top left). Calamus insignis var. insignis; leaf sheath; Thailand (top right). Calamus insignis var. insignis; leaflets; Thailand (bottom left). Calamus javensis; leaf; Myanmar (bottom right).

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