Taxon: Calamus tenuis Roxb.

 
Genus: Calamus
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
  Subfamily: Calamoideae
      Tribe: Calameae
        Subtribe: Calaminae
Nomen number: 8382
Place of publication: Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 3:780. 1832 "tenuius"
Name Verified on: 13-Sep-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Feb-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: cane (fide Wealth India RM 2:12-13. 1950)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

References:

  • Blatter, E. B. 1926. The palms of British India and Ceylon 309.
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1950. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 1948-1976 (Wealth India RM) 2:12-13.
  • Dransfield, J. 1974. A short guide to rattans 51-67.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:133.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)

Check other web resources for Calamus tenuis Roxb. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.