Taxon: Livistona chinensis (Jacq.) R. Br. ex Mart.

 
Genus: Livistona
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
  Subfamily: Coryphoideae
      Tribe: Trachycarpeae
        Subtribe: Livistoninae
Nomen number: 22431
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm 3:240, t. 146, figs. 1-3. 1838 (Prodr. 268. 1810)
Name Verified on: 15-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Chinese fan palm  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • Chinese fountain palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • palmier évantail de Chine  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • chinesische Livingstonpalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • falsa-latânia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • palmeira-leque-da-china  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander13)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Taiwan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Cheung, Siu-cheong & Ning-hon Li, eds. Chinese medicinal herbs of Hong Kong. 1978- (Chin Med Herb HK)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:150.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Parham, J. W. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. 1972 (F Fiji)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. 1965- (F SCatarin)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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