Sorting Brahea names

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



Brahea armata S. Watson

SYNONYM(S) : Erythea armata (S. Watson) S. Watson

CHINESE : Chang sui lü, Ci shi zong.

ENGLISH : Blue fan palm, Blue hesper palm, Gray-goddess, Mexican blue palm, Rock palm, Spiny rock palm.

FRENCH : Palmier épineux du Méxique.

GERMAN : Blaue Hesperidenpalme, Braheapalme.

SPANISH : Palmera azul.

Brahea brandegeei (C. A. Purpus) H. E. Moore

SYNONYM(S) : Brahea brandegeei hort. ex L. H. Bailey, Erythea brandegeei Purpus


Brahea decumbens Rzedowski

Brahea dulcis (Kunth) Mart.

SYNONYM(S) : Brahea calcarea Liebm., Corypha dulcis Kunth,

CHINESE : Tian shi zong.

ENGLISH : Apak palm , Sweet brahea palm, Sweet hesper palm, Sweet rock palm.

FRENCH : Palmier doux du Méxique.

GERMAN : Braheapalme.

SPANISH : Palma dulce, Soyal (Mexico), Soyote (Mexico).

Brahea edulis H. Wendl. ex S. Watson

SYNONYM(S) : Erythea edulis (H. Wendl. ex S. Watson) S. Watson

CHINESE : Da guo chang sui lü, Ke shi shi zong.

ENGLISH : Guadeloupe palm, Edible rock palm.

FRENCH : Palmier de la Guadeloupe.

GERMAN : Guadalupe Braheapalme, Guadalupe-Palme.

SPANISH : Palmera de Guadalupe.



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.


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


back to Gateway , to list of notes , to the Landcare Group Homepage

Date created: 14 / 02 / 2003
Authorised by Prof. Snow Barlow
Last modified: 30 / 03 / 2003
Access: No restriction
Copyright © 1995 - 2003, The University of Melbourne.
Maintained by: Michel H. Porcher, E-Mail: