Sorting Plectocomia names

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



Plectocomia dransfieldiana D. A. Madulid

MALAY : Rotan mantang ilang.

Plectocomia elongata Mart. & Blume


Plectocomia elongata Mart. & Blume var. philippinensis D. A. Madulid

Plectocomia elongata Mart. & Blume var. elongata


Plectocomia griffithii Becc.

CHINESE : Ge rui shi gou ye teng .

ENGLISH : Mountain rattan.

FRENCH : Palmier à rotin de Malacca, Palmier à rotin de Melaka.

Plectocomia himalayana Griff.

ENGLISH : Himalaya rattan palm.

Plectocomia macrostachya Kurz

FRENCH : Palmier à rotin de Birmanie.

THAI : .

Plectocomia microstachys Burret

SYNONYM(S) : xxx xxx xxx

CHINESE : Gou ye teng.

ENGLISH : Giant mountain rattan.

FRENCH : Palmier à rotin de Chine, Palmier à rotin de montagne, Palmier géant à rotin.

Plectocomia mulleri Blume

ENGLISH : Mountain rattan.

FRENCH : Palmier à rotin de Borneo.

MALAY : Rotan tibu (Sarawak).

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.

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.



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