Sorting Howea names

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


Howea belmoreana (C. Moore & F. Muell.) Becc.

SYNONYM(S) : Kentia belmoreana F. Muell.

CHINESE : Bai mo er he wei zong, Gong ye zong.

ENGLISH : Belmore palm, Belmore sentry palm, Curly palm, Paradise palm.

FRENCH : Howea frisé, Kentia frisé.

GERMAN : Curly-Palme.

JAPANESE : Hauea berumoreana, Kencha berumoreana.

KOREAN : Awaiting feedback.

RUSSIAN : Khoveia Bel'mora.

Howea forsteriana (C. Moore & F. Muell.) Becc.

SYNONYM(S) : Kentia forsteriana C. Moore & F. Muell.

CHINESE : He wei zong, Jin di kui.

DUTCH : Kentiapalm.

ENGLISH : Forster sentry palm, Kentia palm, Paradise palm, Sentry palm, Thatch-leaf palm.

FRENCH : Kentia.

GERMAN : Kentiapalme.

JAPANESE : Kencha fosutaariana, Kencha yashi.

ITALIAN : Howea.

RUSSIAN : Goveia forsteriana, Khoveia Forstera, Khoveia forsteriana.

SPANISH : Kentia, Quèntia (Catalan).


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: (24 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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