Sorting Acanthophoenix names

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


Acanthophoenix crinita (Bory) H. Wendl.

SYNONYM(S) : Areca crinita Bory

ENGLISH : Yellow barbel palm.

FRENCH : Palmiste noir (Réunion), Palmiste rouge des hauts (Réunion) , Palmiste zépines (Réunion).

Acanthophoenix rubra (Bory) H. Wendl.

SYNONYM(S) : Areca rubra Bory

ENGLISH : Mascarene Islands cabbage palm, Red barbel palm.

FRENCH : Palmiste rouge (Réunion), Palmiste rouge des bas (Réunion).

GERMAN : Mascarena- Kohlpalme.

Acanthophoenix rubra (Bory) H. Wendl. subsp. crinita

Acanthophoenix rubra (Bory) H. Wendl. subsp. rubra



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: (17 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.


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