Sorting Butia names

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


Butia capitata (Mart.) Becc.

SYNONYM(S) : Butia bonnetii (Linden ex Chabaud) Becc.

CHINESE : Bu di ye zi, Guo dong zong.

ENGLISH : Jelly palm.

FRENCH : Awaiting feedback.

GERMAN : Geleepalme.

JAPANESE : Awaiting feedback.

Butia eriospatha (Mart. ex Drude) Becc.

SYNONYM(S) : Cocos eriospatha Mart. ex Drude, Syagrus eriospatha (Mart. ex Drude) Glassman

CHINESE : Gong kui, Mao guo dong zong.

ENGLISH : Woolly jelly palm (UK), Wooly jelly palm (USA).

FRENCH : Awaiting feedback.

GERMAN : Butiapalme.

JAPANESE : Awaiting feedback.

Butia paraguayensis (Barb. Rodr.) L. H. Bailey

SYNONYM(S) : Butia yatay (Mart.) Becc. var. paraguayensis (Barb. Rodr.) Becc., Cocos paraguayensis Barb. Rodr., Syagrus paraguayensis (Barb. Rodr.) Glassman

CHINESE : Awaiting feedback.

ENGLISH : Dwarf yatay palm.

FRENCH : Awaiting feedback.

GERMAN : Butiapalme.

JAPANESE : Awaiting feedback.

Butia yatay (Mart.) Becc. -> Syagrus yatay (Mart.) Glassman


General Bibliography


General & specific on-line


Complementary / Specific



EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < > (Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Latin with authority names)

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (02 February 2001).

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

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


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