Sorting Rhopaloblaste names

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


Rhopaloblaste augusta (Kurz) H. E. Moore

SYNONYM(S) : Areca augusta Kurz, Ptychoraphis augusta (Kurz) Becc.

CHINESE : Shou zhang zong (as P. augusta).

ENGLISH : Nicobar majestic palm, Walking stick palm (as P. augusta).

Rhopaloblaste ceramica (Miq.) Burret

SYNONYM(S) : Rhopaloblaste hexandra Scheff.

ENGLISH : Rhopaloblaste palm.

CHINESE : Ni bing lang, Shou zhang zong.

Rhopaloblaste singaporensis (Becc.) Benth. & Hook. f.

SYNONYM(S) : Drymophloeus singaporensis (Becc.) Hook. f., Ptychoraphis singaporensis (Becc.) Becc., Ptychosperma singaporense Becc.

ENGLISH : Kerinting palm, Singapore walking stick palm (as Ptychoraphis singaporensis).

CHINESE : Shou zhang zong, Xin jia po bang bing lang.


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: rhopaloblaste (11 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.



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