Sorting Hyophorbe names

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


Hyophorbe lagenicaulis (L. H. Bailey) H. E. Moore

SYNONYM(S) : Mascarena lagenicaulis L. H. Bailey

CHINESE : Jiu ping ye zi.

ENGLISH : Bottle palm, Pig nut palm.

FRENCH : Palmier bonbonne (Mauritius), Palmier bouteille.

GERMAN : Flaschenpalme.

JAPANESE : Tokkuri yashi.

KOREAN : Ju pyeong ya cha (as Mascarena lagenicaulis).

MALAY : Palma botol.

THAI : .


Photograph of plant at Thai Palms.

Hyophorbe verschaffeltii H. Wendl.

SYNONYM(S) : Mascarena verschaffeltii (H. Wendl.) L. H. Bailey

CHINESE : Gun bang ye zi.

ENGLISH : Pig nut palm, Spindle palm.

FRENCH : Palmier bobine, Palmier massue, Palmier bouteille (Mauritius).

GERMAN : Mascarenapalme.

JAPANESE : Tokkuri yashi modoki.

THAI : .


Photograph of colourful crownshaft (close-up) at Thai Palms.


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: (20 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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