1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Calamus L.
      1. Calamus anomalus Burret

        This species is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea (W. Owen Standley Range).

    [PW]
    Distribution
    Known from four localities along a 110 km stretch of the western slopes of the Owen Stanley Range, north-east of Port Moresby.
    Biology
    Lower montane oak forest between 1250-1830 m.
    Conservation
    Least concern. Although C. anomalus is known from a relatively small part of the Owen Stanley Range, forest clearance in this area is limited.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New Guinea

    Calamus anomalus Burret appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 14, 2001 Carr, C.E. [13123], Papua New Guinea K000114092 isotype
    Dec 14, 2001 Carr, C.E. [14422], Papua New Guinea K000114091
    Dec 14, 2001 Carr, C.E. [14421], Papua New Guinea K000114090

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 12: 320 (1935)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Palmweb - Palms of the World Online
    • W.J. Baker, Two unusual Calamus species from New Guinea. 2002

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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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