Sorting Ravenala names

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


Ravenala guyanensis (Rich.) Benth..

SYNONYM(S) :   Phenakospermum guyannense (Rich.) Endl. ex Miq. , Ravenala guyanensis Steud. , Ravenala guyanensis (L. C. Rich.) Petersen, Urania amazonica Mart., Urania guyanensis Rich.

CHINESE :  Awaiting feedback.

FRENCH :  Urania de Guyane, Urania du Pérou.

Ravenala madagascariensis Adans.

SYNONYM(S) :  Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn., Urania madagascariensis Raeusch., Urania speciosa Willd.

CHINESE :  旅人蕉.

DUTCH :  Waaierpalm.

ENGLISH : Traveler's palm, Traveler's tree.

FRENCH :  Arbre des voyageurs, Arbre du voyageur.

GERMAN :  Baum der Reisenden.

SPANISH :  Arbol del viajero.

VIETNAMESE :   Chuối rẻ quạt.


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.

USDA, ARS, 2002, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (xx April 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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