A glossary of Dutch terms with their English equivalents in the fields of taxonomy, ecology, and plant geography, mainly used in descriptions of plants. It contains over 4.000 entries. The first edition appeared in 1949 and was issued by the Rijksherbarium & Flora Malesiana in 125 copies. The second, much enlarged edition has been printed by Bibliotheca Bogoriensis, Bogor, in 300 copies, and is intended mainly for educational purposes.