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Taxon: Calamus rotang L.

 
Genus: Calamus
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Calamoideae
Tribe: Calameae
Subtribe: Calaminae
Nomen number: 8378
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:325. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Handb Nuts; Wealth India RM 2:13. 1950)
  • Materials: cane (fide Handb Nuts; Wealth India RM 2:13. 1950)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (s.), Sri Lanka


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Blatter, E. B. 1926. The palms of British India and Ceylon 310-315.
  3. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1950. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM) 2:12-13.
  4. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  8. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:133.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Calamus rotang L. :

  • 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=8378. Accessed 17 February 2019.