Palms of Southern Asia (Princeton Field Guides) by Andrew Henderson

By Andrew Henderson

Southern Asia is an unlimited and ecologically various zone 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 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 appealing guide's good-looking illustrations and succinct, authoritative, and jargon-free textual content make id effortless. every one species account comprises the right kind medical and customary names, and entirely describes morphology, habitat, and makes use of. that includes a distribution map for many species and 256 full-color photos, this is often additionally the one box advisor to hide the super varied palm vegetation of Vietnam, and the 1st to provide a taxonomic review of the rattan species of Southern Asia.

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

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

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