Sorting Latania names

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


Latania loddigesii Mart.

CHINESE : Lan se la ta zong, Lan zong lü.

ENGLISH : Blue latan, Blue latan palm, Silver latan palm.

FRENCH : Latanier bleu.

GERMAN : Blaue Latanpalme, Lataniapalme, Latanpalme, Latan-Palme, Mauritiuspalme.


Latania lontaroides (Gaertn.) H. E. Moore

SYNONYM(S) : Latania borbonica Lam., Latania commersonii J. F. Gmel., Latania rubra Jacq.

ARABIC : Lâtânyâ (as L. borbonica).

CHINESE : Hong la ta zong , Hong zong lü.

ENGLISH : Red latan, Red latan palm.

FRENCH : Latanier rouge.

GERMAN : Rote Latanpalme, Rote Latan-Palme.

THAI : (as L. commersonii).

Latania verschaffeltii Lem.

CHINESE : Huang la ta zong , Huang zong lü.

ENGLISH : Yellow latan, Yellow latan palm.

FRENCH : Latanier jaune.

GERMAN : xxxx Awaiting feedback.

THAI : .



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: latania (03 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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