Sorting Dypsis names

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


Dypsis ambositrae Beentje

ENGLISH : Ambositra palm.

Dypsis ampasindavae Beentje

Dypsis baronii (Becc.) Beentje & J. Dransf.

ENGLISH : Sugar cane palm.

MALAGASY : Farihazo, Tongalo.

Dypsis basilonga (Jum. & H.Perrier) Beentje & J. Dransf.

Dypsis bejofo Beentje

ENGLISH : Brain seed palm.

Dypsis bonsai Beentje

ENGLISH : Bonsai palm.

Dypsis cabadae (H. E. Moore) Beentje & J. Dransf.

ENGLISH : Cabada palm.

GERMAN : Cabada Palme.

Dypsis crinita (Jum. & H. Perrier) Beentje & J. Dransf.

MALAGASY : Vonitra.


Dypsis decaryi (Jum.) Beentje & J. Dransf.

SYNONYM(S) : Neodypsis decaryi Jumelle

CHINESE : San jiao ye zi (as N. decaryi).

ENGLISH : Triangle palm, Triangular palm.

FRENCH : Palmier triedre.

GERMAN : Dreieckspalme.

MALAY : Palma segi tiga (as N. decaryi).

PORTUGUESE : Palmeira-três-quinas (as N. decaryi - Brazil).

RUSSIAN : Neodipsis Dekara (as N. decaryi).

SPANISH : Palmera triangular.

Dypsis decipiens (Becc.) Beentje & J. Dransf.

SYNONYM(S) : Chrysalidocarpus decipiens Becc.

ENGLISH : Manambe palm.

GERMAN : Madagaskar-Königspalme.

MALAGASY : Betefaka, Manambe, Sihara leibe.

RUSSIAN : Khrizalidokarpus obmanchivyi (as C. decipiens).

Dypsis fibrosa (C. H. Wright) Beentje & J. Dransf.

MALAGASY : Ravimbontro, Vonitra, Vonitrambohitra.

Dypsis hovomantsina Beentje

ENGLISH : Hovomantsina palm.

GERMAN : Hovomantsina-Palme.

MALAGASY : Hovomantsina.

Dypsis lanceolata (Becc.) Beentje & J. Dransf.

ENGLISH : Ivovowo palm.

GERMAN : Ivovowo-Palme.

Dypsis lastelliana (Baill.) Beentje & J. Dransf.

SYNONYM(S) : Neodypsis lastelliana Baill.

CHINESE : Hong qiao san jiao ye zi (as N. lastelliana).

ENGLISH : Redneck palm, Red-sheathed triangular palm.

FRENCH : Palmier col rouge de Madagascar (Réunion), Palmier à col rouge de Madagascar.

MALAGASY : Menavozona, Ravintsira, Sira.

Dypsis leiptocheilos (D. R. Hodel) Beentje & J. Dransf.

SYNONYM(S) : Neodypsis leptocheilos D. R. Hodel

CHINESE : Hong jing san jiao ye zi.

ENGLISH : Redneck palm, Red-stemmed triangular palm, Teddy bear palm.

GERMAN : Rotnackenpalme.

Dypsis lutescens (H. Wendl.) Beentje & J. Dransf.

SYNONYM(S) : Areca lutescens hort., Chrysalidocarpus lutescens H. Wendl.

CHINESE : Di zong, San wei kui (as C. lutescens - Hong Kong), Huang ye zi (as C. lutescens - Taiwan), Huang ye zi (as C. lutescens - Taiwan).

ENGLISH : Areca palm, Butterfly palm, Cane palm, Golden feather palm, Golden-yellow palm, Yellow butterfly palm, Yellow palm.

FRENCH : Palmier cane d'or (Réunion).

GERMAN : Goldblattpalme, Goldfruchtpalme.

JAPANESE : Kogane yake yashi.

MALAY : Pinang kuning (as C. lutescens).

MALAGASY : Lafahazo, Lafaza, Rehazo.

RUSSIAN : Khrizalidokarpus (as C. lutescens), Khrizalidokarpus zheltovatii (as C. lutescens), Trostnikovye pal'my (as C. lutescens).

VIETNAMESE : (as C. lutescens).

Dypsis madagascariensis (Becc.) Beentje & J. Dransf., nom. illeg.

ENGLISH : Malagasy palm.


Until synonymy for this species is stabilised please see Chrysalidocarpus lucubensis Becc. & Chrysalidocarpus madagascariensis Becc.

Dypsis madagascariensis hort. ex W. Watson

ENGLISH : Malagasy palm.


Until synonymy for this species is stabilised please see Chrysalidocarpus lucubensis Becc. & Chrysalidocarpus madagascariensis Becc.

Dypsis malcomberi Beentje

ENGLISH : Malcomber's palm.

MALAGASY : Rahosy, Vakaka.

Dypsis nodifera Mart.

MALAGASY : Bedoda, Ovana, Sincaré, Tsingovatra, Tsirika.

Dypsis onilahensis (Jum. & H.Perrier) Beentje & J. Dransf.

ENGLISH : Onilahy palm.

GERMAN : Onilahy-Palme.

Dypsis pinnatifrons Mart.

SYNONYM(S) : Areca gracilis Thou. ex Kunth

MALAGASY : Ambolo, Hova, Ovatsiketry, Tsingovatra, Tsingovatrovatra, Tsobolo.


Dypsis prestoniana Beentje

ENGLISH : Tavilo palm.

GERMAN : Tavilo-Palme.

MALAGASY : Babovavy, Tavilo.

Dypsis saintelucei Beentje

ENGLISH : Sainte-Luce palm.

Dypsis scottiana (Becc.) Beentje & J. Dransf.

ENGLISH : Raosy palm.

GERMAN : Raosy-Palme.

Dypsis utilis (Jum.) Beentje & J. Dransf.

MALAGASY : Vonitra, Vonitrandrano.




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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