Sorting Dictyosperma names

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



Dictyosperma album (Bory) H. Wendl. & Drude ex Scheff.

SYNONYM(S) : Areca alba Bory, Linoma alba (Bory) O. F. Cook

CHINESE : Bai wang mai zhong zi zong, Ju feng ye zi.

ENGLISH : Common princess palm, Hurricane palm, Princess palm.

FRENCH : Palmiste blanc (Réunion).

GERMAN : xxxx Awaiting feedback.

MALAY : Palma puteri.

RUSSIAN : Areka belaia (as A. alba), Diktiosperma belaia, Pal'ma belaia.

Dictyosperma aureum (Balf. f.) G. Nicholson

SYNONYM(S) : Dictyosperma album (Bory) H. Wendl. & Drude ex Scheff. 'Aureum'

CHINESE : Jin huang wang mai zhong zi zong.

ENGLISH : Rodrigues hurricane palm, Yellow princess palm.

FRENCH : Palmiste jaune. <- needs checking.

Dictyosperma rubrum G. Nicholson

SYNONYM(S) : Dictyosperma album (Bory) H. Wendl. & Drude ex Scheff. 'Rubrum', Dictyosperma aureum (Balf. f.) G. Nicholson 'Rubrum'

ENGLISH : Red princess palm.

FRENCH : Palmiste rouge. <- needs checking.

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: (06 March 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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