Sorting Oenocarpus names

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


Oenocarpus bacaba Mart.

ENGLISH : Bacaba wine palm.

FRENCH : Oenocarpe.

GERMAN : Weinbeerpalme.

ITALIAN : Palma del vino.

PORTUGUESE : Bacaba (Brazil).

SPANISH : Sejito (Venezuela).

Oenocarpus balickii F. Kahn

SPANISH : Sinamillo (Peru).

Oenocarpus bataua Mart.

CHINESE : Jiu shi zong.

ENGLISH : Bataua palm, Pataua palm.

GERMAN : Sejepalme.

MALAY : Seje.

PORTUGUESE : Patauá (Brazil), Patauá branca.

SPANISH : Palma seje (Venezuela), Patabá (Colombia), Seje, Ungurahui.


See also Jessenia bataua (Mart.) Burret subsp. bataua

Oenocarpus bataua Mart. var. bataua

SYNONYM(S) : Jessenia bataua (Mart.) Burret subsp. bataua , Jessenia polycarpa H. Karst. , Jessenia repanda Engel


See also Jessenia bataua (Mart.) Burret subsp. bataua

Oenocarpus bataua Mart. var. oligocarpus (Griseb. & H. Wend.) Andr. Hend.

SYNONYM(S) : Jessenia oligocarpa Griseb. & H. Wend., Jessenia bataua (Mart.) Burret subsp. oligocarpa Balick, Oenocarpus oligocarpus (Griseb. & H. Wend.) Wess. Boer


See also Jessenia bataua (Mart.) Burret subsp. oligocarpa Balick

Oenocarpus distichus Mart.

CHINESE : Er lie jiu shi zong, Er tiao jiu shi zong.

PORTUGUESE : Bacaba-do-leque (Brazil).

Oenocarpus makeru Bernal, Galeano & Henderson

SPANISH : Makeru (Colombia).

Oenocarpus mapora Karsten

PORTUGUESE : Bacabinha (Brazil).

Oenocarpus minor Mart.

CHINESE : Xiao jiu shi zong.

PORTUGUESE : Bacabinha (Brazil).

Oenocarpus multicaulis Spruce

CHINESE : Duo gan jiu shi zong, Duo jing jiu shi zong.

PORTUGUESE : Ciambo (Brazil).


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 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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