Gingers of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore.

By: Larsen, K.; Ibrahim, H.; Khaw, S.H. & Saw, L.G.

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Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp (8),135, paperback, a very good copy. [For the first time, this book brings together the writings of specialists on various aspects of the Ginger family and displays the beauty and importance of gingers in Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, where there has been a strong interest in the study of wild gingers since the time of Ridley and Holttum. As this book reveals, there is fascinating form combined with great beauty in a group which, as modern studies indicate, continues to hold promise of interesting commercial possibilities. Relationships of the Ginger family, Use and Commercial Importance, Plant Structure in the Ginger family, Pollination and Seed Dispersal, A Brief History of Research on Malayan Gingers, The Tribes and Genera of the Zingiberaceae in Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, Plant Chemistry in relation to Classification, The Study and Collection of Gingers, Notes from a Ginger naturalist, A Ginger Garden, Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore Gingers Checklist]

Title: Gingers of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore.

Author Name: Larsen, K.; Ibrahim, H.; Khaw, S.H. & Saw, L.G.

Categories: Floras, Botanical/horticultural Monographs,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, Natural History Publications (Borneo): 1999

ISBN Number: 9838120251

ISBN Number 13: 9789838120258

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 000113

Keywords: GINGER. MALAYSIA. SINGAPORE. ZINGIBER. ALPINIA. CURCUMA. ETLINGERA. ELETTARIOPSIS. GEOSTACHYS. GLOBBA. HEDYCHIUM. HORNSTEDTIA. KAEMPFERIA. SCAPOCHLAMYS. BOTANICAL/HORTICULTURAL MONOGRAPHS. FLORAS.,