Sorting Tetrapanax names

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

Tetrapanax papyrifer (Hook.) K. Koch

SYNONYM(S) : Aralia papyrifera Hook. , Fatsia papyrifera Benth. & Hook. f. , Tetrapanax papyriferum (Benth. & Hook. f.) K. Koch

CHINESE :    Tong cao,    Tong tuo mu.

DANISH :  Kinesisk papirplante.

DUTCH :  Rijstpapierboom,  Rijstpapierplant.

ENGLISH : Chinese rice-paper plant, Pith-paper plant, Rice-paper plant.

FRENCH : Aralie à papier de Chine, Arbre à papier de riz.

GERMAN : Reispapierbaum.

JAPANESE :    Kami yatsude.

KOREAN :   통탈목   Tong tal mok.

RUSSIAN :  Аралия бумажная  Aralia bumazhnaia, Тетрапанакс бумажный  Tetrapanaks bumazhnyi, Тетрапанакс бумагоносный   Tetrapanaks bumagonosnyi. 

SPANISH : Aralia, Planta del papel de arroz.

Tetrapanax tibetanus Hoo

SYNONYM(S) :  Brassaiopsis alpina C. B. Clarke,  Merrilliopanax alpinus (C. B. Clarke) Shang, Merrilliopanax tibetanus C. Y. Wu & S. K. Wu

CHINESE :   西藏常春木 Xi zang chang chun mu,      Xi zang tong tuo mu.

ENGLISH : Tibetan rice-paper plant.

FRENCH : Aralie à papier du Tibet.




Porcher Michel H. et al. 1995 - 2020, Sorting Tetrapanax Names. Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database - A Work in Progress. Faculty of  Land & Food Resources. The University of Melbourne. < > (2006).


General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < >.

Hanelt Peter et al. , 2001, Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops, Vol. xx. Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (Editors), First English Edition, Springer.

IPK Gatersleben, 2002, Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops. < >.

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.

Smitinand Tem, 2001, Thai Plant Names - Revised Edition by The Forest Herbarium - Royal Forest Department. Bangkok. Thailand.

USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (11 June 2004).

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.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


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