Field Guide to the Plants of East Sabah

Field Guide to the Plants of East Sabah

by Rogier de Kok, Timothy Utteridge

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Overview

This is the first field guide dealing with the seed plants of the lowlands of East Sabah, Malaysia, and features the 84 most commonly encountered families in the low land rainforest of Danum Valley, Maliau Basin and Imbak Canyon. Plant families are presented alphabetically, and each carries a full description, with field characters and descriptions of the key genera. Each family is illustrated with full colour photographic images.

This is an easy to use guide aimed at students, conservation workers, scientists and the increasing numbers of eco-tourists in Sabah, Malaysia, and will be an invaluable identification tool both in the field and in the herbarium.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842463789
Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Publication date: 07/15/2010
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Rogier de Kok is leader of the South-East Asia team at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.  He has carried out extensive fieldwork in the region, particularly in Borneo.  Rogier's current research interests focus on the woody labiates of the region.

Timothy Utteridge is a senior botanist at Kew who has travelled extensively throughout South-East Asia.  Tim completed his doctorate on the flora of the Philippines and has subsequently become a leading expert in the floras of New Guinea and Borneo.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Map of Sabah
Resources for use with this book

Families (listed A–Z)
Provisional checklist for Danum Valley, Maliau Basin and 
    Imbak Canyon

Acknowledgements
Index

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