Sorting Cyrtostachys names

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




Cyrtostachys elegans Burret

FRENCH : Palmier de Nouvelle Guinée.

Cyrtostachys lakka Becc.

SYNONYM(S) : Cyrtostachys renda Blume

CHINESE : Xing xing ye zi.

ENGLISH : Malaya sealing wax palm, Rajah wax palm.

FRENCH : Palmier rouge de Malaisie, Palmier rouge de Bornéo.

JAPANESE : Hime shoujou yashi.

THAI : .

Cyrtostachys renda Blume

SYNONYM(S) : Cyrtostachys lakka Becc.

CHINESE : Feng la zong, Hong bing lang.

ENGLISH : Lipstick palm, Red sealing wax palm, Sealing-wax palm, Sumatra wax palm.

FRENCH : Palmier rouge.

MALAY : Pinang raja.


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: (25 February 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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