Sorting Pachypodium names

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

Pachypodium bispinosum (L. f.) A. DC.

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Pachypodium densiflorum Baker

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Pachypodium geayi Costantin & Bois

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Pachypodium griquense L. Bolus

SYNONYM(S) : Pachypodium succulentum (Jacq.) Sweet var. griquense xxx

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Pachypodium lamerei Drake

SYNONYM(S) : Pachypodium champenoisianum Boiteau, Pachypodium lamerei Drake var. lamerei, Pachypodium menabeum Leandri

ENGLISH : Madagascar palm.

FRENCH : Pachypodium de Madagascar.

GERMAN : Madagaskarpalme.

ITALIAN : Palmetta del Madagascar.

Pachypodium lamerei Drake var. lamerei -> Pachypodium lamerei Drake

Pachypodium lamerei Drake var. ramosum xxx -> Pachypodium ramosum Costantin & Bois


Pachypodium lealii Welw.

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Pachypodium namaquanum (Wyley ex Harvey) Welw.

ENGLISH : Club Foot, Elephant's trunk.

Pachypodium ramosum Costantin & Bois

SYNONYM(S) : Pachypodium lamerei Drake var. ramosum xxx

ENGLISH : Branched Madagascar palm.

FRENCH : Pachypodium branchu de Madagascar.

Pachypodium saundersii N.E. Br.

SYNONYM(S) : Pachypodium lealii Welw. subsp. saundersii (N. E. Br.) G. D. Rowley

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Pachypodium succulentum (Jacq.) Sweet

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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: (20 May 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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