Sorting Veitchia names

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


Veitchia joannis H. Wendl.

CHINESE : Awaiting feedback.

ENGLISH : Fiji palm, Niusawa palm.

Veitchia merrilli (Becc.) H. E. Moore

SYNONYM(S) : Adonidia merrillii (Becc.) Becc., Normanbya merrillii Becc.

CHINESE : Ma ni la ye zi.

DUTCH : Kerstpalm.

ENGLISH : Christmas palm, Manila palm.

FRENCH : Palmier de Manille.

GERMAN : Weihnachtspalme.

JAPANESE : Manira yashi.

MALAY : Palma Manila.

SPANISH : Palma de Navidad, Palma Manila.

THAI : Maak nuan, Paam nuan .


Photographs of plant and crownshaft (close-up) at Thai Palms.


Veitchia sessilifolia (Burret) H. E. Moore

SYNONYM(S) : Vitiphoenix sessilifolia Burret

ENGLISH : Fiji palm, Yanawei 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: (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.

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


Contributors to this page (Personal communication) : In progress.


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