Sorting Pigafetta names

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


Pigafetta elata (Mart.) Blume ex H. Wendl.

SYNONYM(S) : Eranthemum elatum Kurz , Metroxylon elatum Mart.

CHINESE : Awaiting feedback.

ENGLISH : North Sulawesi pigafetta palm.

MALAY : Banga (Sulawesi North).

Pigafetta filaris (Giseke) Becc.

SYNONYM(S) : Metroxylon microcarpum Kunth., Pigafetta filifera Merr., Pigafetta papuana Becc.

CHINESE : Awaiting feedback.

ENGLISH : Papua New Guinea palm, Papua New Guinea pigafetta palm, Wanga palm.

MALAY : Wanga (Indonesia).

Pigafetta malabarica (C. B. Clarke) Alston

SYNONYM(S) : Eranthemum malabaricum C. B. Clarke

CHINESE : Awaiting feedback.

ENGLISH : Malabar palm, Malabar pigafetta palm.


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: (24 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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