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  1. Bennett, George. 1834. Wanderings in New South Wales, Batvia, Pedir Coast, Singapore, and China. 2 vols. Vol II: 75-79
  2. Duke, James A. and Edward S. Ayensu. Medicinal Plants of China Vol 1 Algonac, Michigan: Reference Publications, 1985.
  3. Ed. Committee of the Flora of Taiwan. 1993. Flora of Taiwan 2nd edition, volume 3 :1006-1009.
  4. FACTS[online]. A partial reprint from "Conservation of Pith Paper" by Penny Jenkins, Paper Conservation News, 73, March 1995 [cited 30 March 2003]. Available: []
  5. Hooker, William Jackson. "Some account of the substance commonly known under the name 'Rice Paper'" Botanical Miscellany (1830) Vol. I
  6. Hooker, Sir William Jackson. "Chinese 'Rice Paper,' or 'Bok-Shung.'" Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany (1850) Vol. II
  7. Hooker, Sir William Jackson. "On the Chinese Rice Paper" Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany (1852) Vol. IV
  8. Hooker, Sir William Jackson. "The Rice-Paper Plant" Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany (1853) Vol. V
  9. Hooker, Sir William Jackson. "Aralia papyrifera Rice-paper Plant." Curtis's Botanical Magazine (1856) Vol. XII
  10. Perdue Jr., Robert E. and Charles J. Kraebel. 1961. The Rice-Paper Plant--Tetrapanax Papyriferum (Hook.) Koch. Economic Botany (15): 165-179.
  11. Formosa [on-line]. Reed College, Portland Oregon. 1999. [cited 26 June 2003.] Available:
  12. Seeman, Berthold. 1852-1857. The Botany of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald, under the Command of Captain Henry Kellet, During the Years 1845-51 London.
  13. Tsai, Fei Wen.1999. Historical Background of Tetrapanax Pith Paper Artifacts. ICOM Ethnographic Conservation Newsletter 19 : 6-10.
  14. Williams, I. 2001. Views from the West. Chinese Pith Paper Paintings. Arts of Asia 31(5): 140-149.



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