Sorting Parajubaea names

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

Parajubaea cocoides Burret

ENGLISH : Cocumbe palm, Mountain coconut, Quito coconut palm, Quito palm.

GERMAN : Anden-Kokosnuss, Cocumbe-Palme.

JAPANESE :   ココイデスヤシ  Kokoidesu yashi.

SPANISH : Coco cumbe, Coquito.


Parajubaea torallyi (Mart.) Burret

ENGLISH : Bolivian mountain coconut , Bolivian mountain coconut tree.

JAPANESE : トラリヤシ   Torari yashi.

SPANISH : Janchi coco,.Palma chico, Palmera pasopaya.


Parajubaea torallyi (Mart.) Burret var. microcarpa M. Moraes

JAPANESE : ミクロトラリヤシ   Mikuro torari yashi.

SPANISH :  Janchi coco con fruto pequeño.


Parajubaea torallyi (Mart.) Burret var. torallyi

JAPANESE : トラリトラリヤシ   Torari torari yashi.

SPANISH : Janchi coco con fruto grande.



Parajubaea sunkha M. Moraes

ENGLISH : Bolivian fiber palm.

JAPANESE : ズンカヤシ   Zunka yashi.

SPANISH : Palma de Bolivia, Palma de la sunkha.


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: (xx 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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