Plant Life in Malaya
This is a classic work on plant life of the peninsula compiled by a botanist after 30 years of Malayan experience. The plants listed are mainly common ones that one is more likely to come across. Other than one black and white plate, illustrations are from line drawings. Very Good Hardback. Reprint. Originally published in 1954 254 pages. Chapters include 1.Evergreen Malaya, 2 Roots and Stems: Trees, Palms, Pandans and Tree-Ferns, 3, - Bamboo, Ginger and Orchid, 4 - Yams and Some Other Tubers, 5 - Vegetative Propagation, 6 - Flowers and Hybrids, 7 - Fruits and Seeds, 8 - Bananas, 9 - Grasses, 10 - The Story of the Pigeon Orchid, 11 - Nest-Ferns and Their Neighbours, 12 - Terrestial Ferns, 13 - Climbing Plants, 14 - Prasites and Saprophytes, 15 - Water Plants, 16 - Plants and Ants, 17 - The Malayan Forest and Botantical Equivalents of Malay and English Plant Names. There is also an index.
Weight 0.60 Kg. Postage within Malaysia is free.
Condition : The cover has a few minor dirt marks. There is a previous owner's name written neatly on a front end paper. The binding is tight, text clear and there is no tanning throughout.