Sorting Trithrinax names

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


Trithrinax acanthocoma Drude

ENGLISH : Buriti palm, Spiny fiber palm.

FRENCH : Palmier épineux à fibre du Brésil.

Trithrinax brasiliensis Mart.

ENGLISH : Brazilian needle palm, Carana palm, Saho palm.

GERMAN : Brasilianische Nadelpalme.

PORTUGUESE : Carana (Brazil).

SPANISH : Caranday (Argentina, Uruguay).

Trithrinax campestris (Burm.) Drude & Griseb.

CHINESE : San shan zong.

ENGLISH : Blue needle palm, Campestre palm, Caranday palm.

GERMAN : Blaue Nadelpalme.

SPANISH : Caranday (Argentina, Uruguay), Palmera de Argentina, Palmera del Uruguaya.

Trithrinax schizophylla Drude

ENGLISH : Brazilian needle palm, Mosquito palm.

GERMAN : Brasilianische Nadelpalme.


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: (06 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.



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