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Literature of Rattans

Additional literature for minor species

  • 1.Backer, C.A. & Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr., R.C., 1968. Flora of Java. Vol. 3. Noordhoff, Groningen. pp. 165-199.
  • 2.Baja Lapis, 1982. Gross morphological characteristics of twelve Philippine rattans. MSc Forest Biology Thesis. University of the Philippines, College, Laguna. 119 pp.
  • 3.Beccari, O., 1902. Systematic enumeration of the species of Calamus and Daemonorops with diagnosis of the new ones. Records of Botanical Survey of India 2: 197-230.
  • 4.Beccari, O., 1908. Asiatic palms--Lepidocaryeae. Part 1. The species of Calamus. Annals Royal Botanic Garden Calcutta 11: 1-517. Plate 1-231. Suppl. Text: 1-142 (published 1913), Plate 1-83 (published 1914).
  • 5.Beccari, O., 1911. Asiatic palms--Lepidocaryeae. Part 2. The species of Daemonorops. Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden Calcutta 12: 1-237, Plate 1-181.
  • 6.Bhodthipuks, P. & Ramyarangsi, S., 1989. Past, present and future status of rattan in Thailand. In: Rao, A.N. & Vongkaluang, I. (Editors): Recent research on rattans. Proceedings of the International rattan seminar, November 12-14, 1987, Chiangmai. Kasetsart University, Thailand & International Development Research Centre, Canada. pp. 11-12.
  • 7.Blume, C.L., 1836-1849. Rumphia. Vols. 1-4.
  • 8.Brown, W.H. & Merrill, E.D., 1919. Philippine palms and palm products. Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources Bulletin 18: 34-54, 81-84, 88, 118.
  • 9.Burkill, I.H., 1966. A dictionary of the economic products of the Malay Peninsula. 2nd ed. Vols. 1 & 2. Ministry of Agriculture and Co operatives, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2444 pp.
  • 10.Burret, M. von, 1943. Neue Palmen aus der Gruppe der Lepidocaryoidaeae II [New palms of the group of Lepidocaryoidaeae]. Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin--Dahlem 15: 797-819.
  • 11.Casin, R.F., 1979. An overview of rattan production research in the Philippines. Canopy International 5(11): 11-21.
  • 12.Dransfield, J., 1976. Palms of the everyday life of West Indonesia. Principes 20: 39-47.
  • 13.Dransfield, J., 1978. Systematic notes on some Malayan rattans. (Palmae: Lepidocaryoideae). Malaysian Forester 41(4): 325-345.
  • 14.Dransfield, J., 1979. A manual of the rattans of the Malay Peninsula. Malayan Forest Records No 29. Forest Department, Kuala Lumpur. 270 pp.
  • 15.Dransfield, J., 1979. Calamus sedens (Palmae: Lepidocaryoideae). Kew Bulletin 33: 528.
  • 16.Dransfield, J., 1982. Notes on rattans (Palmae: Lepidocaryoideae) occurring in Sabah. Kew Bulletin 36: 783-815.
  • 17.Dransfield, J., 1982. Reassessment of the genera Plectocomiopsis, Myrialepis and Bejaudia (Palmae: Lepidocaryoideae). Kew Bulletin 37(2): 237-254.
  • 18.Dransfield, J., 1984. The rattans of Sabah. Sabah Forest Records No 13. Forest Department, Sabah, Sandakan. 182 pp.
  • 19.Dransfield, J., 1984. A preliminary checklist of the rattans of Thailand. Rattan Information Centre Bulletin 3(1): 1-2.
  • 20.Dransfield, J., 1989. The conservation status of palms in Sabah. Malayan Naturalist 43(1 & 2): 16-19.
  • 21.Dransfield, J., 1992. The rattans of Sarawak. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Sarawak Forest Department, Kuching, Sarawak. 233 pp.
  • 22.Fernando, E.S., 1990. Diversity and conservation status of the Philippine rattan. Rattan Information Centre Bulletin 9(2): 7-14.
  • 23.Formoso, G.R., 1990. Economics of rattan production. In: Torreta, N.K. & Belen, B.H. (Editors): Proceedings of the National Symposium on Rattan. PCARRD, Los Baños, Laguna. 182 pp.
  • 24.Foxworthy, F.W., 1922. Minor forest products of the Malay Peninsula. Malayan Forest Record No 2. The Federated Malay States. 217 pp.
  • 25.Furtado, C.X., 1935. Palmae Malasicae V. Notes on some Malaysian Daemonorops. Garden's Bulletin Strait Settlements 8: 339-365.
  • 26.Generalao, M.C., 1981. How to grow rattan. Forestry Development and Research Institute How to Series No 1. Forest Research Institute, College, Laguna. 24 pp.
  • 27.Heyne, K., 1927. De nuttige planten van Nederlandsch Indië [The useful plants of the Dutch East Indies]. 2nd ed. 3 vols. Departement van Landbouw, Nijverheid en Handel in Nederlandsch Indië. 1953 pp.
  • 28.International Development Research Centre, 1980. Rattan: a report of a workshop held in Singapore, 4-6 June 1979. IDRC--155e. 75 pp.
  • 29.International Development Research Centre, Canada and Department of Forestry, Agency for Forestry Research and Development, Jakarta, 1988. Final Report Rattan Indonesia Project 1984-1988. Rattan Information Centre IDRC CANADA and Department of Forestry, Agency for Forestry Research and Development, Jakarta. 190 pp.
  • 30.Johns, R. & Zibe, S., 1989. A checklist of the species of Calamus and Korthalsia in Papuasia. International Development Research Centre & Forestry Department PNG University of Technology. 15 pp. + figs. [mimeographed]
  • 31.Jones, D., 1984. Palms of Australia. Reed, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia. 279 pp.
  • 32.Johnson, D. (Editor), 1991. Palms for human needs in Asia. Balkema, Rotterdam & Brookfield. pp. 181-225.
  • 33.Khairul Alam, 1990. Rattans of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Forest Research Institute Bulletin 7: 34.
  • 34.Khairul Alam, 1991. Rattan resources of Bangladesh and their status. Rattan Information Centre Bulletin 10(1): 2-5.
  • 35.Kiew, R., 1989. Conservation status of palms in Peninsular Malaysia. Utilization of palms in Peninsular Malaysia. Malayan Naturalist 43(1 & 2): 3-15 and 43-67.
  • 36.Kramadibrata, P. & Dransfield, J. (1992). Calamus inops (Palmae: Calamoideae) and its relatives. Kew Bulletin 47(4): 581-593.
  • 37.Madulid, D.A., 1979. Comments on the present state of taxonomic knowledge of the rattans in Southeast Asia. Canopy International 6(6): 10-11.
  • 38.Madulid, D.A., 1991. The Philippines: palm utilization and conservation. In: Johnson, D. (Editor): Palms for human needs in Asia. Balkema, Rotterdam & Brookfield. pp. 181-225.
  • 39.Merrill, E.D., 1923. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. Vol. 1. Bureau of Printing, Manila. pp. 142-172.
  • 40.Nainggolan, P.H.J., 1978. Some ecological aspects of rattan species in Senami, Jambi, Sumatra, Indonesia. BIOTROP Research Report, Bogor. 16 pp.
  • 41.Panjatab, 1985. Laporan team studi rotan [Report of the rattan team's study]. Panitia Kerja Tetap Pengembangan Ekspor. Jakarta. 17 pp. [mimeographed]
  • 42.Pateña, L., Mercado, L. & Barba, R., 1984. Rapid propagation of rattan (Calamus manillensis (Mart.) Wendl.) by tissue culture. Philippine Journal of Crop Science 9(1): 217-218.
  • 43.Pearce, K.G., 1989. Conservation status of palms in Sarawak. Malayan Naturalist 43(1 & 2): 20-36.
  • 44.Pearce, K.G., 1989. Utilization of palms in Sarawak. Malayan Naturalist 43(1 & 2): 68-91.
  • 45.Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1985. The Philippines recommends for rattan. PCARRD Technical Bulletin Series No 55. 61 pp.
  • 46.Rattan Information Centre, 1988. Scientific and local names of Indonesian rattan (revised). Rattan Information Centre Bulletin 7(1/2): 15.
  • 47.Rumphius, G.E., 1741. Herbarium Amboinense. Vol. 5. Fig. 52, p. 102.
  • 48.Salita, A.A., 1984. Techniques for the control of cane quality in small scale rattan industries in the Philippines. In: Wong, K.M. & Manokaran, N. (Editors): Proceedings of the rattan seminar, Kuala Lumpur, 2-4 October 1984. The Rattan Information Centre, Forest Research Institute, Kepong. pp. 163-168.


J. Dransfield, P. Kramadibrata, D.A. Madulid, N. Manokaran, J.P. Mogea, L. Tipot

Literature (main list)

  • Aziah Binte Mohamad Yusoff & Manokaran, N., 1985. Seed and vegetative propagation of rattans. In: Wong, K.M. & Manokaran, N. (Editors): Proceedings of the rattan seminar, Kuala Lumpur, 2-4 October 1984. The Rattan Information Centre, Forest Research Institute, Kepong. pp. 13-21.
  • Badhwar, R.L., Dey, A.C. & Ramaswami, S., 1957. Canes (rattans): their occurrence, cultivation and exploitation in India. Indian Forester 83(3): 216-223.
  • Basu, S.K., 1992. Rattans (Canes) in India. A monographic revision. Rattan Information Centre, Kepong, Malayisa. 141 pp.
  • Bhat, K.M., 1991. A guide to an understanding of rattan structure and behaviour. Handbook No 3. Rattan Information Centre, Forest Research Institute Malaysia & International Development Research Centre, Canada. 17 pp.
  • Bhat, K.M., 1992. Structure and properties of South Indian rattans. Kerala Forest Research Institute, India & International Development Research Centre, Canada. 33 pp.
  • Bhat, K.M., Liese, W. & Schmitt, U., 1990. Structural variability of vascular bundles and cell wall in rattan stem. Wood Science Technology 24: 211-224.
  • Bhat, K.M., Mohamed Nasser, K.M. & Thulasidas, P.K., 1993. Anatomy and identification of South Indian rattans (Calamus spp.). International Association of Wood Anatomists Bulletin n.s. 14(1): 63-76.
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  • Bhat, K.M. & Thulasidas, P.K., 1989. Calamus metzianus Schlect.--Why this rattan breaks. Rattan Information Centre Bulletin 8(1/4): 4-5.
  • Bhat, K.M. & Varghese, M., 1991. Anatomical basis for density and shrinkage behaviour of rattans. Journal Institute of Wood Science 12(2): 123-130.
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  • Dhanarajan, G. & Manokaran, N. (Editors), 1988. Proceedings of the colloquium on rattan propagation, 19-22 Junuary 1987, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. Rattan Information Centre Occasional Paper No 5. 48 pp.
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  • Dransfield, J., 1984a. The palm flora of the G. Mulu National Park. In: Jermy, A.C. (Editor): Studies on the flora of G. Mulu National Park, Sarawak. Kuching, Sarawak. pp. 41-75.
  • Dransfield, J., 1984b. The rattans of Sabah. Sabah Forest Records 13. Forest Department, Sabah, Sandakan. 182 pp.
  • Dransfield, J., 1985. Name changes in Malayan rattans. Rattan Information Centre Bulletin 4(2): 1-2.
  • Dransfield, J., 1992. The rattans of Sarawak. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Sarawak Forest Department, Kuching, Sarawak. 233 pp.
  • Fisher, J.B. & Dransfield, J., 1977. Comparative morphology and development of inflorescence adnation in rattan palms. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 75(2): 119-140.
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  • Johns, R. & Taurereko, R., 1989b. A guide to the collection and field description of Calamus (Palmae) from Papuasia. Rattan Research Report 1989/3. 30 pp.
  • Johns, R. & Zibe, S., 1989. A checklist of the species of Calamus and Korthalsia in Papuasia. Rattan Research Report 1989/1.
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  • Manokaran, N., 1977. Survival and growth of the economically important rattan, Calamus manan, in Ulu Langat. Malayasian Forester 40: 192-196.
  • Manokaran, N., 1978. Germination of fresh seeds of Malaysian rattans. Malaysian Forester 41(4): 319-324.
  • Manokaran, N., 1979. A note on the number of fruits produced by four species of rattans. Malaysian Forester 42(1): 46-49.
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