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...

(Kulen Promtep, Cambodia)


(Kulen Promtep, Cambodia)


(Tmatbuey, Cambodia)

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Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? The first expedition I am booked to work on after the virus is Micronesia, New Guinea & Indonesia in 2021 with Silversea. Meanwhile I am giving a lecture on the Sunshine Coast (Australia) on the "Sounds of suburban south-east Queensland".