Sorting Geonoma names

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


Geonoma brevispatha Barb-Rodr.

Geonoma brevispatha Barb. - Rodr. var. brevispatha

PORTUGUESE : Cana preta.

Geonoma brevispatha Barb-Rodr. var. occidentalis A.Henderson

Geonoma congesta H. Wendl. ex Spruce

ENGLISH : Suita palm.

SPANISH : Caña de danta (Costa Rica), Cortadera.

Geonoma interrupta Mart.

SPANISH : Chontilla (Ecuador). <- This name looks strange when applied to this genus / species.

Geonoma pauciflora Mart.

Geonoma pauciflora Mart. subsp. elegans xxx

ENGLISH : Ouricana palm.

Geonoma schottiana Mart.

ENGLISH : Guarika palm.

PORTUGUESE : Guaricanga (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: (xx 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.

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


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