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Taxon: Rhapis excelsa (Thunb.) A. Henry ex Rehder

 
Genus: Rhapis
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Trachycarpeae
Subtribe: Rhapidinae
Nomen number: 31085
Place of publication: J. Arnold Arbor. 11:153. 1930
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 20 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • bamboo palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • fern rhapis  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • ground rattan  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • miniature fan palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • slender lady palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • hohe Steckenpalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975-1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  7. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:162,180.
  8. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  12. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  13. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  14. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing. 1993. China floral encyclopaedia.

Check other web resources for Rhapis excelsa (Thunb.) A. Henry ex Rehder :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31085. Accessed 16 July 2019.