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A Guide to Wild Fruits of Borneo

By: Lamb, Anthony

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015617

ISBN: 9838121916

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 296, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. [The edible wild fruits, nuts and seeds of Borneo that are found in the different forests from coastal seashores and islands, through the lowlands and hills, to the montane forests, and on different soils, are estimated to be in the region of 500 different species. These were consumed by the many groups of people inhabiting the island, over many decades. They were the ones who had initially discovered whether different fruits, nuts and seeds were edible, and that some otherwise toxic species become edible only aft... View more info

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A Guide to Wild Fruits of Borneo

By: Lamb, Anthony

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015618

ISBN: 9838121916

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 296, paperback, a very good new copy. [The edible wild fruits, nuts and seeds of Borneo that are found in the different forests from coastal seashores and islands, through the lowlands and hills, to the montane forests, and on different soils, are estimated to be in the region of 500 different species. These were consumed by the many groups of people inhabiting the island, over many decades. They were the ones who had initially discovered whether different fruits, nuts and seeds were edible, and that some otherwise toxic species become edible only after c... View more info

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A Guide to Hoyas of Borneo

By: Lamb, Anthony & Rodda, Michele

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011335

ISBN: 9838121703

Condition: New


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp viii, 204, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. [The genus Hoya was established by Robert Brown in 1811 and was named after Thomas Hoy, gardener at Syon Park in England. Hoyas are mostly herbs with creeping or climbing stems and mostly epiphytic in trees, but some are small shrubs that do not produce climbing stems. Many produce umbels of colorful and scented flowers and because they are easy to propagate from cuttings or seeds have become popular house plants in the cooler temperate countries or garden plants in the tropics and sub-tropics. Hoya belongs to one ... View more info

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A Guide to Gingers of Borneo.

By: LAMB, Anthony; Gobilik, Januarius; Ardiyani, Marlina & Poulsen, Axel Dalberg

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2013

Seller ID: 008487

ISBN: 9838121460

Condition: New


Well illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp 144, paperback, a very good copy. [The gingers are rhizomatous perennial herbs, mostly aromatic, of the family Zingiberaceae which has over 1500 species, with its centre of diversity in Asia. It is the largest family in the order Zingiberales, which contains nearly 3000 species. The gingers are related to the Bananas, Strelitzias (Bird-of-paradise flowers), Orchidanthas, Heliconias, Costus (Spiral Gingers), Cannas and Prayer-plants. In Borneo the gingers display a great diversity and are separated into 19 genera with nearly 250 named taxa (and many others s... View more info

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Malesian Orchid Journal Volume 10

By: LAMB, Anthony; O'Byrne, Peter; Wood, Jeffrey J. (et al)

Price: £21.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2012

Seller ID: 007649

Condition: New


Well illustarted, large 8vo, pp 128, paperback, a very good copy. [Contents include : In Memoriam: Peter Geoffrey Taylor . Two New Species of Gastrodia from Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia. Pholidota clemensii and P. sigmatochilus. Rediscovery and an Emended Description of Bromheadia humilis. A New Species of Dendrobium (Section Crumenata) from Kalimantan Barat. Dendrochilum rufum - An Enigmatic Species from Borneo. Notes on the Dendrobium bifarium / D. connatum / D. pahangense (Section Distichophyllae) Complex. Dendrobium (Section Distichophyllae) in Borneo - Some Provisional Thoughts. Sortin... View more info

Pitcher Plants of Borneo (Second edition)

By: Phillipps, Anthea; Lamb, Anthony & Lee, Ch'ien C.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2008

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 007908

ISBN: 9838121266

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 298, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [All the 36 species of pitcher plants currently known from the island of Borneo are covered in this lavishly illustrated second edition. The main focus of the book lies in the accounts of these species, written in an accessible style and including quotes from the works of the old explorers and collectors as well as personal anecdotes from the diaries of Susan Phillipps, whose delightful watercolours are widely used to illustrate the species. In the first edition (1996), 32 species were covered. The names of some of thes... View more info

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Bulbophyllum of Borneo

By: Vermeulen, Jaap; O'Byrne, Peter & Lamb, Anthony

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010215

ISBN: 9838121568

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp viii, 728, a very good copy in dustwrapper. {Very heavy - extra postage will be required}. [Bulbophyllum, with approximately 2000 species, is the second largest genus of flowering plants, and the largest genus of orchids. The species have long been admired for their astonishingly diverse flowers, which are often fantastical or even bizarre. Although they are not as widely cultivated as Dendrobium or Phalaenopsis, they have always held a cult status amongst orchid growers, attracting enthusiasts who specialize in their cultivation. In recent years, the... View more info

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Malesian Orchid Journal Volume 13

By: Wood, Jeffrey J.; Lamb, Anthony; Vermuelen Jap J. (et al)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2014

Seller ID: 008881

Condition: New


Well illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 128, paperback, a very good copy. [Genus Bulbophyllum here has five undescribed species named & described by Peter O’Byrne & Ong Poh Teck. From Borneo comes the attractive, new Dendrobium tanjiewhoei. Jeffrey Wood and Destario Metusala report on the discovery in southern Borneo of Dendrobium platycaulon, previously only known from the Philippines. They note that the flowers of the Borneo form are more colourful than the Philippine form. A very large number of new species are still to be expected from the eastern parts of Malesia, especially Sulawesi, Malu... View more info

Malesian Orchid Journal Volume 11

By: Wood, Jeffrey J.; Lamb, Anthony; Vermuelen Jap J. (et al)

Price: £21.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2013

Seller ID: 008026

Condition: New


Well illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 120, paperback, a very good copy. [Includes articles on The Calanthe group in Peninsular Thailand, A Review of the Tooth-Lipped Malleola species, Notes on Selected West Malesian Peristylus, A New Species of Pholidota from Sarawak, New Species of Bulbophyllum from Borneo and the Philippines. Two new Dendrobiums from Borneo etc.] View more info