Sorting Aiphanes names

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


Aiphanes acanthophylla (Mart.) Burret -> Aiphanes minima (Gaertn.) Burret


Aiphanes aculeata Willd.

SYNONYM(S) : Aiphanes caryotaefolia Kunth, Aiphanes caryotifolia (Kunth) H. Wendl., Aiphanes truncata (Brongn. ex Mart.) H. Wendl., Martinezia caryotifolia Kunth, Martinezia truncata Brongn. ex Mart., Tilmia caryotifolia (Kunth) O. F. Cook

CHINESE : Ci kong que ye zi, Ji nu zong lü (as A. caryotifolia).

ENGLISH : Coyur palm, Ruffle palm, Spiny palm.

JAPANESE : Obire harikujaku yashi (as A. caryotifolia).

PORTUGUESE : Pupunha, Pupunha brava.

SPANISH : Chascara (as A. caryotifolia), Corozo, Coyor, Macagüita, Marará, Mararay , Palma de coyor (as A. caryotifolia), Palmera coyure (as A. caryotifolia).

THAI : (as A. caryotaefolia).

Aiphanes caryotifolia (Kunth) H. Wendl. -> Aiphanes aculeata Willd.


Aiphanes erosa (Linden) Burret -> Aiphanes minima (Gaertn.) Burret


Aiphanes minima (Gaertn.) Burret

SYNONYM(S) : Aiphanes acanthophylla (Mart.) Burret, Aiphanes corallina (Mart.) H. Wendl. ex Griseb. , Aiphanes erosa (Linden) Burret , Bactris acanthophylla Mart., Curima calophylla O. F. Cook, Martinezia acanthophylla Becc. , Martinezia corallina Mart. , Martinezia erosa Linden

CHINESE : Cuo chi ye ci ye zi (as A. erosa).

ENGLISH : Coyor palm, Macaw palm, Ruffle palm.

FRENCH : Glouglou (Antilles), Grigri (Antilles).

JAPANESE : Hime harikujaku yashi (as A. erosa).

SPANISH : Coyor, Coyore, Palma de coyor.



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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