Custom Umbrellas (Poro) fromPandanus in Solomon Islands


The leaves ofPandanus dubius andP. solomonensis serve as a primary protective cover from the tropical sun and torrential rain in the Solomon Islands. A study of the process of manufacture and the present use was undertaken in 2 distinct geographical and linguistic areas of Guadalcanal to determine what features have enabled this traditional craft to survive… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02859009


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@article{Rickard2008CustomU, title={Custom Umbrellas (Poro) fromPandanus in Solomon Islands}, author={Paul P. Rickard and Paul Cox}, journal={Economic Botany}, year={2008}, volume={38}, pages={314-321} }