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Riches of the rain forest

W. Veevers-Carter

Riches of the rain forest

an introduction to the treesand fruits of the Indonesian and Malaysian rain forests

by W. Veevers-Carter

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Singapore, Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p99-103.

StatementW. Veevers-Carter.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,103p.,(12)p. :
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22195583M
ISBN 100195889894

The prodigious biological and cultural riches of the vast Amazon rain forest are being lost at a horrendous rate, according to the author, often without yielding their secrets to the Western world. The rain forest that unrolled below us was astonishingly opulent. The tree crowns were packed together like puffballs and shimmered with every hue, tint, and shade of green: chartreuse, emerald.

Book: Riches of the rain forest: an introduction to the trees and fruits of the Indonesian and Malaysian rain forests. + pp. ref Abstract: A collection of 15 semi-popular but informative articles on species groups of economic importance or of special botanical or ecological interest, and on the history history Subject Cited by: 2. Unlike van Oosterzee's book, however, it is the current perilous state of the Philippine biota that is the real message of Vanishing Treasures of the Philippine Rain Forest. Forty-nine of the endemic mammals are classed as endangered, as are 75 of bird species (Wildlife Conservation Society of the Philippines ).

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The complex rain forest ecosystem is examined and examples from the rain forests of Indonesia and Malaysia are provided. Subjects discussed include: (1) dipterocarps; (2) figs; (3) rattans; (4) the ironwood of Borneo and Sumatra; (5) Eugenia species; (6) the nutmeg family trees; (7) Nephelium lappaceum and Nephelium mutabile fruits (rambutan and kapulasan); (8) the durians (Durio spp.) and the Author: W.

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