Trees and Fruits of Southeast Asia
An Illustrated Field Guide by Michael Jensen
From the Orchid Guides Series
Orchid Guides comprise of specialized guides to various subjects or geographical areas. Standard size is 23 by 12.7 centimetres, or 9 by 5 inches unless otherwise stated.
Trees and Fruits of Southeast Asia. This field guide to commonly cultivated trees in Southeast Asia is beautifully illustrated by the author?s watercolours, and will be an invaluable help for those interested in knowing more about the domesticated trees and fruits which one finds all over Southeast Asia. The book contains useful diagrams and explanations of the botanical characteristics of different groups of trees, key characteristics of each tree and maps showing their geographical distributions. Names in local languages are given along with common English names and scientific botanical names. Some ethnobotanical information on the usage of different parts of the trees is also included. For fruit lovers, a ?fruit calendar? showing the seasonal availability of common fruits in Thailand is included, but with space for readers to note the fruit seasons for their own locality.
242 pages, over 100 col. illus.