Sorting Lodoicea names

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



Lodoicea maldivica (J. F. Gmel.) Pers.

SYNONYM(S) : Borassus sonneratii Giseke, Cocos maldivica J. F. Gmel., Lodoicea callypige Comm. ex J. St.-Hil., Lodoicea sechellarum Labill., Lodoicea sonneratii (Giseke) Baill.

ARABIC : Nârgîl bahhrî (as L. callypige).

CHINESE : Hai ye zi.

ENGLISH : Double coconut, Sea coconut, Seychelles nut.

FRENCH : Coco de mer, Cocotier des Séchelles.

GERMAN : Seychellenpalme.

ITALIAN : Cocco di Maldiva.

TURKISH : Deniz hindistan cevizi.


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: Lodoicea (01 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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