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A Guide to the Trees in Heritage Amenity Forest Reserve, Sandakan

Field / Identification Guide

By: Joan T Pereira (Author), John B Sugau (Author), Datuk Sam Mannan (Foreword By)

197 pages, colour photos

Natural History Publications Borneo

Paperback | Jan 2010 | #210403 | ISBN-13: 9789834241889
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About this book

A Guide to the Trees in Heritage Amenity Forest Reserve, Sandakan aims to provide information to visitors and the general public on the various trees that are found in this special man-made forest. information is presented in layman’s language as far as possible, and illustrated with photographs. It attempts to describe 137 taxa of trees from 36 families and 89 genera, of which 107 taxa are native to Sabah. Of these taxa, 129 are endemic or only confined to the island of Borneo and one species endemic to Sabah.


Contents

Table of Contents

    Foreword vii
    Introduction 1
    Map showing the distribution of trees 6
    The trees 8
    Anacardiaceae 10
    Annonaceae 20
    Apocynaceae 24
    Araucariaceae 31
    Bombacaceae 34
    Burseraceae 36
    Casuarinaceae 40
    Celastraceae 42
    Combretaceae 44
    Datiscaceae 50
    Dipterocarpaceae 52
    Ebenaceae 88
    Euphorbiaceae 89
    GUttiferae 93
    Hypericaceae 96
    Lauraceae 97
    Lecythidaceae 101
    Leguminosae 102
    Lythraceae 124
    Meliaceae 126
    Moraceae 130
    Myristicaceae 141
    Myrtaceae 142
    Oxalidaceae 146
    Pittosporaceae 148
    Podocarpaceae 149
    Rubiaceae 152
    Rutaceae 158
    Sapindaceae 159
    Sapotaceae 161
    Simaroubaceae 162
    Sonneratiaceae 163
    Sterculiaceae 164
    Thymelaeaceae 168
    Ulmaceae 170
    Verbenaceae 172
    Acknowledgements 179
    Glossary to Botanical Terms 180
    Index to Scientific Names 188
    Index to Vernacular or Common Plant Names 190
    References 193


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