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Gingers of Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam

Flora / Fauna

By: Jana Leong-Škornicková (Author), Mark F Newman (Author)

229 pages, colour photos

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Paperback | Feb 2016 | #227880 | ISBN-13: 9789810963804
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £18.99 $23/€21 approx

About this book

The Gingers of Cambodia, Laos & Vietnam is the first guide showcasing the beauty and diversity of this economically and ecologically important plant family in these countries. Based on extensive fieldwork with local experts in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam from 1999 to 2014, this easy-to-use guide covers a wide range of topics in the introductory part of the book, and devotes a chapter to each of the 18 ginger genera so far recorded in Indochina. Diagnostic characters, a description and notes on habitat, distribution and uses of each genus are provided. Over 420 illustrations with a wealth of authoritative information make this guide the must-have practical reference work for everyone from amateurs to experts who is interested in these beautiful lush plants.

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