INDO-MALAYAN Tropical & Subtropical Dry (Deciduous) Forest

The beautiful plants of the open seasonally dry woodlands of tropical Asia...

Order Fabales


Pterocarpus sp. 'Padauk', (Kulen Prontemp, Cambodia).


Cassia sp. (Kulen Prontemp, Cambodia).

Family Dipterocarpaceae

The distinctive long winged fruits of Dipterocarps. 

Order Ericales

Family Lecythidaceae

Careya aborea, 'Kumbhi' (Hindi), 'Slow Match Tree', (Kulen Prontemp, Cambodia). Found in closed and open habitats throughout tropical Asia.

to identify...

Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions and Australia with Coral Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.