Sorting Washingtonia names

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


Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl.

SYNONYM(S) : Brahea filamentosa (H. Wendl. ex Franceschi) H. Wendl. ex Kuntze, Neowashingtonia filamentosa (H. Wendl. ex Franceschi) Sudw., Neowashingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) Sudw., Pritchardia filamentosa H. Wendl. ex Franceschi, Pritchardia filifera Linden ex André, Washingtonia filamentosa (H. Wendl. ex Franceschi) Kuntze

CHINESE : Da si kui, Jia zhou pu kui, Hua sheng dun ye zi (Taiwan).

ENGLISH : California fan palm, California washingtonia, Cotton palm, Desert fan palm, Petticoat palm, Washington palm.

FRENCH : Palmier évantail de Californie, Palmier jupon.

GERMAN : Petticoat-Palme, Priesterpalme, Washingtonie, Washington-Palme.

JAPANESE : Okina yashi, Okina washinton yashi, Shiraga yashi, Washinton yashi.

MALAY : Palma Washington.

NORWEGIAN : Kalifornisk viftepalme.

RUSSIAN : Vashingtonia nitchataia.

Washingtonia robusta H. Wendl.

SYNONYM(S) : Neowashingtonia robusta (H. Wendl.) A. Heller, Washingtonia sonorae S. Watson

CHINESE : Guang ye jia zhou pu kui, Hua sheng dun kui (Hong Kong), Hua sheng dun zong, Zhuang gan zong lü (Taiwan).

ENGLISH : Mexican fan palm, Mexican washingtonia, Thread palm.

FRENCH : Palmier évantail du Méxique.

GERMAN : Petticoat-Palme, Priesterpalme, Washingtonie.

JAPANESE : Onijuro, Washinton yashi modoki.

NORWEGIAN : Trådpalme.

RUSSIAN : Vashingtonia moshchnaia.

SPANISH : Palmera de abanico.


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: (27 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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