Sorting Coccothrinax names

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



Coccothrinax argentata (Jacq.) L. H. Bailey

SYNONYM(S) : Coccothrinax garberi (Chapm.) Sarg., Thrinax garberi Chapm.

CHINESE : Fo zhou yin lü.

ENGLISH : Biscayne palm, Florida silver palm, Silver palm.

GERMAN : Florida-Silberpalme.


Coccothrinax argentea (Lodd. ex Schult. & Schult. f.) Sarg. ex Becc.

SYNONYM(S) : Thrinax argentea Lodd. ex Desf., nom. nud., Thrinax elegans hort. ex Schult. & Schult. f.

CHINESE : Yin shan kui.

ENGLISH : Broom palm, Hispaniolan silver palm.

FRENCH : Latanier balai.

SPANISH : Yuraguana.

Coccothrinax crinita (Griseb. & H. Wendl. ex Kerch.) Becc.

CHINESE : Gu ba yin lü.

ENGLISH : Old man palm, Thatch palm.

Coccothrinax miraguama (Kunth) Becc.

SYNONYM(S) : Corypha miraguama Kunth, Thrinax miraguama (Kunth) Mart.

CHINESE : Mi la gua yin lü.

ENGLISH : Miragua palm.


Coccothrinax spissa L. H. Bailey

SYNONYM(S) : Pithodes spissa (L. H. Bailey) O. F. Cook

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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