Sorting Nypa names

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


Nypa fruticans Wurmb.

CHINESE : Shui ye.

ENGLISH : Nipa palm, Nypa palm, Mangrove palm.

FRENCH : Palmier des marais, Palmier des marécages, Palmier nipa.

GERMAN : Attapalme, Mangrovenpalme, Nipapalme, Nypa-Palme.

ITALIAN : Palma delle paludi.

JAPANESE : Nippa yashi.


THAI : Chaak, Lukchaak.


Photographs of flower, seeds and foliage at Wuhan Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

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: (30 January 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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