Sorting Phoenicophorium names

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




Phoenicophorium borsigianum (K. Koch.) Stuntz

SYNONYM(S) : Astrocaryumborsigianum K. Koch., Stevensonia borsigiana L. H. Bailey, Stevensonia grandifolia Duncan ex Balf. f.,

CHINESE : Bo xi ji zong, Zi hong zong.

ENGLISH : Borsig palm.

FRENCH : Latanier feuille, Latanier à feuilles larges, Palmier des Seychelles.

JAPANESE : Kirin yashi.

PORTUGUESE : Palmeira-dourada (Brazil).

THAI : (as Stevensonia borsigiana).

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: (20 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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