Sorting Pinanga names

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


Pinanga acaulis Ridley

CHINESE : Wu jing shan bing lang.

ENGLISH : Stemless pinanga palm.

Pinanga banaensis Magalon

ENGLISH : Indochinese pinanga palm.

FRENCH: Palmier pinanga d'Indochine.

Pinanga batanensis Becc.

ENGLISH : Batan Islands pinanga palm.

FRENCH: Palmier pinanga des Philippines.


Pinanga baviensis Becc.

CHINESE : Shan bing lang.

FRENCH : Bavi pinanga palm, Palmier pinanga du Tonkin.


Pinanga cochinchinensis Blume



Pinanga coronata Blume

CHINESE : Ya shan bing lang.

ENGLISH : Ivory cane palm.

Pinanga discolor Burret

CHINESE : Bian se shan bing lang, Jia shan kui.

ENGLISH : Bicoloured pinanga palm.

FRENCH : Awaiting feedback.

Pinanga disticha (Roxb.) Blume ex H. Wendl.

CHINESE : Liang lie shan bing lang.

JAPANESE : Pinanga disutika.

Pinanga gracilis Hook. f. ex C. B. Clarke

SYNONYM(S) : Areca gracilis Roxb., Pinanga gracilis Blume

ENGLISH : Coulombe palm.

FRENCH : Palmier pinanga de Birmanie, Palmier pinanga de l'Himalaya.


Pinanga insignis Becc.

CHINESE : Hei jing shan bing lang.

ENGLISH : Balck-stemmed pinanga palm.

Pinanga kuhlii Blume

ENGLISH : Ivory cane palm, Java pinanga palm.

JAPANESE : Pinanga yashi.

Considered by some authors as a synonym of P. coronata.

Pinanga limosa Ridl.

THAI : .

Pinanga maculata M. Porte ex Lem.

ENGLISH : Tamy's palm, Tiger palm.

FRENCH : Palmier d'ornement.

Pinanga malaiana (Mart.) Scheff.

CHINESE : Ma lai shan bing lang.

ENGLISH : Malay pinanga palm.

FRENCH: Palmier pinanga de Malaisie.

Pinanga mooreana J. Dransf.

MALAY : Pinang murind (Sarawak).

Pinanga philippinensis Becc.

FRENCH: Palmier pinanga des Philippines.

Pinanga polymorpha Becc.

CHINESE : Duo xing shan bing lang.

ENGLISH : Polymorphous pinanga palm.

Pinanga quadrijuga Gagn.


Pinanga subintegra Ridl.

THAI : .

Pinanga viridis Burret

CHINESE : Lü se shan bing lang.

ENGLISH : Kwangtung palm.


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 February 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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