1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Calamus L.
      1. Calamus modestus T.Evans & T.P.Anh

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Vietnam.

    [PW]
    Vernacular
    None recorded.
    Biology
    Evergreen forest, 1200 - 2000 m.
    Distribution
    Indochinese endemic, Vietnam (Central Annam).
    Conservation
    Unknown.
    [PW]
    Use
    Young leaf edible (possibly referring to the shoot).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Vietnam

    Calamus modestus T.Evans & T.P.Anh appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 14, 2002 Clemens, J. [4282], Vietnam K000462092
    Nov 14, 2002 Clemens, J. [4282], Vietnam K000462093
    Jan 1, 2001 Averyanov, L. [VH1624], Vietnam K000462500 holotype
    Henderson, A. [3306], Vietnam K000526496

    First published in Kew Bull. 56: 731 (2001)

    Accepted by

    • Peters, C.M. & Henderson, A. (2014). Systematics, ecology and management of Rattans in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam: 1-222. Agricultural Printing House.
    • Henderson, A. (2009). Palms of Southern Asia: 1-197. Princeton university press, Princeton and Oxford.
    • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Palmweb - Palms of the World Online
    • T. Evans & K. Sengdala & B. Thammavong & O.V. Viengkham & J. Dransfield, A Synopsis of the Rattans (Arecaceae: Calamoideae) of Laos and Neighbouring Parts of Indochina. 2002

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Palmweb - Palms of the World Online
    Palmweb 2011. Palmweb: Palms of the World Online. Published on the internet http://www.palmweb.org. Accessed on 21/04/2013
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