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AuthorNN
TitleReviews
JournalFlora Malesiana Bulletin
Volume11
Year1993
Issue2
Pages145-151
ISSN0071-5778
AbstractDRANSFIELD, S. 1992. The bamboos of Sabah. Sabah For. Rec. 14: xi, 94 pp, illus. Forestry Department, POB 311, 90-007 Sandakan, Sabah. ISBN 983-9554-03-4, ISSN 0128-6471. Mal$ 40.00.
Bamboos have a great importance in many aspects of tropical life: they provide building material for houses, bridges, boats, pipes and flutes, cooking vessels, bottles, and cups, the young shoots are often regarded as a delicacy, the blades are used for basket-making, wrapping material, medicine, and some species are used for hedges or serve as desirable ornaments.
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