Sorting Calyptrocalyx names

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


Calyptrocalyx elegans Becc. ex K. Schum. & Hollr.


Photograph by Geoff Stein at the Virtual Palm Encyclopedia.


Calyptrocalyx polyphyllus Becc.

ENGLISH : Flame palm (Aust.).

Calyptrocalyx spicatus (Lam.) Blume

SYNONYM(S) : Areca spicata Lam.

CHINESE : Gai e zong (as Calyptrocalix).

ENGLISH : Awaiting feedback.

FRENCH : Awaiting feedback.

PORTUGUESE : Spicatus (Brazil).


General Bibliography


General & specific on-line


Complementary / Specific


EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < >.

IPNI, 2003, International Plant Name Index. Online Database. < >.

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: (01 April 2003).

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.


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