Trees Commonly Cultivated in Southeast Asia: An Illustrated Field Guide
This manual is an identification guide for the commonly-encountered trees of Southeast Asia. It provides botanical information for conifers, broad-leafed trees, bamboos, palms, and bananas.
conclusions & takeaways
This guide provides species identification tools, including the leaf structure, flower forms, and fruit shapes, that can be used by practitioners in the field. There is a dichotomous key to help use the characteristics for tree identification. Finally, for each species, there is a profile with drawings of the plant, common names, key characteristics, morphological descriptions, use, ecology, distribution (including map) and references.
Jensen, M. 1999, Trees commonly cultivated in Southeast Asia: An illustrated field guide. RAP Publication 13. Food and Agricultural Organization, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP), Bangkok
- FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand