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Taxon: Calamus optimus Becc.

 
Genus: Calamus
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Calamoideae
Tribe: Calameae
Subtribe: Calaminae
Nomen number: 405628
Place of publication: For. Borneo 610. 1902
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Aug-1996
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: potential as cane; potential as fiber; potential as fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, [Kalimantan, Sumatera (possibly)] Malaysia [Sabah, Sarawak]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Malaysia [Sarawak]


References:

  1. Dransfield, J. & N. Manokaran, eds. 1993. Rattans (Pl Res SEAs) 6:56-58.
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)

Check other web resources for Calamus optimus Becc. :

  • 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.
  • 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=405628. Accessed 20 April 2019.