Field Guide to the Rattans of Lao PDR

Tom D. Evans, Khamphone Sengdala, Oulathong V. Viengkham, and Banxa Thammavong

Field Guide to the Rattans of Lao PDR
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Tom D. Evans, Khamphone Sengdala, Oulathong V. Viengkham, and Banxa Thammavong

Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

96 pages
Paper $30.00 ISBN: 9781842460092 Published January 2001 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA
A practical, pocket-sized field guide to all the species of rattans (climbing palms) in Lao PDR and neighbouring parts of Indochina. In total 51 species are described, 31 in detail with colour photographs, distribution maps and detailed drawings to aid identification.

Additional sections cover planting, cultivation and the collection and preservation of herbarium specimens. This is an indispensable source of information for collectors, and for all those interested in the commercial exploitation of rattans and their conservation.
English text.
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