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Taxon: Calamus viminalis Willd.

 
Genus: Calamus
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Calamoideae
Tribe: Calameae
Subtribe: Calaminae
Nomen number: 8383
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2(1):203. 1799
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • osier-like rattan palm  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • liu tiao sheng teng  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; vegetable
  • Materials: cane

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa, Sumatera] Malaysia (Malaya)


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Dransfield, J. 1974. A short guide to rattans 51-67.
  3. Evans, T. D. et al. 2002. A synopsis of the rattans (Arecaceae:Calamoideae) of Laos and neighbouring parts of Indochina Kew Bull. 57:1-84.
  4. Jones, D. L. Palms throughout the world. 1994 (Palms World)
  5. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:133.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  7. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Calamus viminalis Willd. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=8383. Accessed 21 April 2019.