Sorting Leopoldinia names

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



Leopoldinia major Wallace

FRENCH : Palmier du Brésil.

SPANISH : Morichito (Venezuela).

Leopoldinia piassaba Wallace ex Archer

CHINESE : Ba xi zong.

DANISH : Piassavapalmen.

DUTCH : Piassavapalm.

ENGLISH : Piassava palm, Piassava fiber palm.

FRENCH : Palmier à piassave.

GERMAN : Piassavapalme.

ITALIAN : Palma piassava.

PORTUGUESE : Piaçaba, Piaçava, Piassaba amazônica (Brazil), Palmeira piassaba amazônica (Brazil) , Palmeira de piaçaba (Brazil)..

SPANISH : Chiquichique (Colombia), Chiquiehiqui (Venezuela), Palma de chiqui chiqui, Palmera piassava.


Leopoldinia pulchra Mart.

FRENCH : Palmier ornemental du Brésil.


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: (xx xxxx 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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