Palms of Southern Asia (Princeton Field Guides)

Palms of Southern Asia (Princeton Field Guides)

Andrew Henderson


Southern Asia is an enormous and ecologically various sector that extends from the deserts of Afghanistan to the rainforests of Thailand, and is domestic to a marvelously wealthy palm plants. Palms of Southern Asia is the single entire box consultant to the forty three genera and 352 species of arms 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 id effortless. every one species account comprises the proper clinical and customary names, and entirely describes morphology, habitat, and makes use of. that includes a distribution map for many species and 256 full-color pictures, this is often additionally the one box consultant to hide the tremendous different palm flowers of Vietnam, and the 1st to supply a taxonomic review of the rattan species of Southern Asia.

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

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

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