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For full details, see 'The Hervey Malay collections in the Wellcome Institute' / by R.F. Ellen, M.B. Hooker and A.C. Milner. Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, vol. 54, no. 1 (1981), p. 82-92. Also included in 'Indonesian manuscripts in Great Britain: Addenda et Corrigenda' / by M.C. Ricklefs and P. Voorhoeve. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, vol. 45, no. 2 (1982), pp. 312-315.


5A. Lists of padi varieties, including information regarding price and the type of ground on which they are grown. An attached note indicates the information was obtained from Penghulu Zainudin from Durian Tunggal. Roman script. -- 5B. Lists of plants and herbs. Medicinal herbs and roots from the Singapore Court of the Sydney International Exhibition contributed by Mr. Chan Tek Cheong. Names in Roman and Arabic script. Notes in English on the diseases cured. -- 5C. Thirty-three names of trees. Malay in Roman script, with English notes on uses. -- 5D. Malay and Jakun names for akar (root) types, and descriptions of their uses in Malay. Roman script. -- 5E. Lists of fish, snakes, and frogs. Names and descriptions in Malay in Roman script.



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