Sorting Ptychosperma names

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

Ptychosperma ambiguum (Becc.) Becc.

SYNONYM(S) : Drymophloeus ambiguus Becc.

ENGLISH : xxxx Awaiting feedback.

FRENCH : xxxx Awaiting feedback.

Ptychosperma angustifolium Blume

SYNONYM(S) : Coleospadix oninensis Becc.

ENGLISH : xxxx Awaiting feedback.

FRENCH : xxxx Awaiting feedback.

Ptychosperma bleeseri Burret

SYNONYM(S) : Actinophloeus bleeseri (Burret) Burret, Carpentaria bleeseri Burret


Ptychosperma elegans (R. Br.) Blume

SYNONYM(S) : Seaforthia elegans R. Br.

CHINESE : You ya zhou zi zong.

ENGLISH : Alexander palm, Cabbage palm, Solitaire palm.

GERMAN : Solitairepalme.

Ptychosperma gracile Labill.

ENGLISH : xxxx Awaiting feedback.

FRENCH : xxxx Awaiting feedback.

Ptychosperma hosinoi (Kanehira) H. E. Moore & Fosberg

SYNONYM(S) : Ponapea hosinoi Kanehira

ENGLISH : Kattai palm.

Ptychosperma macarthurii (H. Wendl. ex anon.) H. Wendl. ex Hook. f.

SYNONYM(S) : Kentia macarthurii H. Wendl. ex anon., Ptychosperma macathurii Nichols

CHINESE : Ma ka shi zhou zi zong.

ENGLISH : Cluster palm, Hurricane palm, Macarthur feather palm, Macarthur palm.

THAI : .


Photographs of inflorescence and seedling at Thai Palms.


Ptychosperma propinquum (Becc.) Becc.

SYNONYM(S) : Actinophloeus propinquus (Becc.) Becc., Drymophloeus propinquus Becc.

ENGLISH : Awaiting feedback.

FRENCH : Awaiting feedback.

Ptychosperma sanderianum Ridl.

SYNONYM(S) : Actinophloeus sanderianus (Ridl.) Burret, Kentia sanderiana (Ridl.) hort. ex Gentil

CHINESE : xxx Sang xxx zhou zi zong.

ENGLISH : Awaiting feedback.

FRENCH : Awaiting feedback.


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: (03 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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