ABEYWICKRAMA, B.A. (ed.), A revised handbook to the Flora of Ceylon, Vol. 1, part 1 (1973) 107 pp., 12 fig. Local orders to Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Ceylon, Rupees 10. Orders outside Ceylon to Smithsonian Press, Publ. Distribution Section, 1242 124th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, U.S.A., US$ 5 or £ 2. This is the first fascicle of a revised edition of Trimen’s excellent ’A handbook of the flora of Ceylon’. It is the result of a project sponsored jointly by the University of Ceylon, the Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya, the Ceylon Department of Agriculture, and the Smithsonian Institution of Washington, D.C. (Principal Investigator Dr. F.R. Fosberg; co-principal investigators: Prof. Dr. B.A. Abeywickrama, Dr. J.W.L. Peiris, Mr. D.M.A. Jayaweera, Prof. M.D. Dassanayake, and Mr. K.L.D. Amaratunga).