Sorting Chamaerops names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :



Chamaerops humilis L.

SYNONYM(S) : Chamaerops humilis L. var. elegans hort.


CHINESE : Ou zhou ai zong.

DANISH : Dvaergpalme.

DUTCH : Dwergpalm, Dwergwaaierpalm.

ENGLISH : Mediterranean fan palm, Dwarf fan palm, European fan palm, Palm cabbage (buds - vegetable, North Africa).

FINNISH : Kääpiöpalmu.

FRENCH : Chamérops humble, Palmier nain, Palmier éventail, Palmite, Palmite nain.

GERMAN : Zwergpalme.

HINDI : Awaiting feedback.

ITALIAN : Palma nana, , Ciafagghiuni (buds - vegetable, Sicily).

JAPANESE : Awaiting feedback.

KOREAN : Cha ma ro p'eu seu.

MALAY : Awaiting feedback.

NORWEGIAN : Europeisk viftepalme.

PORTUGUESE : Palmeira anã, Palmeira das vasouras, Palmeira vassoureira.

RUSSIAN : Awaiting feedback.

SPANISH : Palma de escobas, Palma de palmitos, Palma enana, Palmera enana, Palmitera, Palmito.

Chamaerops humilis L. var. cerifera hort.

ENGLISH : Blue mediterranean fan palm.


General Bibliography


General & specific on-line


Complementary / Specific


EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < >.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

USDA, ARS, 2002, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (17 March 2003).

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.


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