1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Calamus L.
      1. Calamus longipinna K.Schum. & Lauterb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Papuasia.

    [PW]
    Vernacular
    Kanda (generic Papua New Guinea pidgin word for rattan), Kikis (Kaigorin), Mazzas (dialect from vicinity of Markham River bridge near Lae), Muli (Bembi), Sating (Rawa), Sep (Jal), Seribi (Bo Village, Namatanai), Sirei (Madang), Sos (Usino)
    Conservation
    Not threatened. Calamus longipinna is widespread and is often found growing vigorously in highly disturbed vegetation
    Distribution
    North-east, north central and south-west New Guinea, the Bismarck Archipelago and the Solomon Islands. While no records exist for the islands to the east of Guadalcanal up to and including Bougainville, it is likely that the species occurs there
    Biology
    Primary and secondary lowland forest, sometimes in very degraded vegetation, often on alluvium near rivers or on swampy ground, but also occurring in hill forest, from sea level to 800 m

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bismarck Archipelago, New Guinea, Solomon Is.

    Calamus longipinna K.Schum. & Lauterb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 8, 2002 Johns, R.J. [6301], Papua New Guinea K000030222
    Dec 6, 2001 Moore, H.E. [9283], Papua New Guinea K000462314
    Dec 6, 2001 Moore, H.E. [9266], Papua New Guinea K000462316
    Dec 6, 2001 Moore, H.E. [9283], Papua New Guinea K000462315
    Dec 6, 2001 Moore, H.E. [9266], Papua New Guinea K000462317
    Dec 6, 2001 Moore, H.E. [9266], Papua New Guinea K000462318
    Dec 6, 2001 Womersley, J. [NGF5151], Papua New Guinea K000030558
    Dec 6, 2001 Womersley, J. [NGF14034], Papua New Guinea K000030553
    Dec 6, 2001 Whitmore, T. [BSIP18107], Solomon Is. K000030193
    Dec 6, 2001 Whitmore, T. [6082], Solomon Is. K000030192
    Dec 6, 2001 Whitmore, T. [BSIP796], Solomon Is. K000030194
    Dec 6, 2001 Whitmore, T. [BSIP796], Solomon Is. K000208797
    Dec 6, 2001 Whitmore, T. [BSIP796], Solomon Is. K000208798
    Dec 6, 2001 Baker, W.J. [594], Papua New Guinea K000030545
    Dec 6, 2001 Baker, W.J. [585], Papua New Guinea K000030554
    Dec 6, 2001 Baker, W.J. [593], Papua New Guinea K000030535
    Dec 6, 2001 Baker, W.J. [580], Papua New Guinea K000030546
    Dec 6, 2001 Baker, W.J. [848], Indonesia K000030549
    Dec 6, 2001 Anonymous [SK1], Papua New Guinea K000030550
    Dec 6, 2001 Zieck, J.F.U. [NGF36243], Papua New Guinea K000030533
    Dec 6, 2001 Zieck, J.F.U. [NGF36215], Papua New Guinea K000030544
    Dec 6, 2001 Zieck, J.F.U. [NGF36182], Papua New Guinea K000030542
    Dec 6, 2001 Zieck, J.F.U. [NGF36249], Papua New Guinea K000030534
    Dec 6, 2001 Zieck, J.F.U. [NGF36243], Papua New Guinea K000525477
    Dec 6, 2001 Zieck, J.F.U. [NGF36249], Papua New Guinea K000525479
    Dec 6, 2001 Zieck, J.F.U. [NGF36243], Papua New Guinea K000525478
    Dec 6, 2001 Poudyal [56], Papua New Guinea K000030543
    Dec 6, 2001 Poudyal [65], Papua New Guinea K000030557
    Dec 6, 2001 Taurereko [211], Papua New Guinea K000030555
    Dec 6, 2001 Taurereko [212], Papua New Guinea K000030556
    Dec 6, 2001 Taurereko [202], Papua New Guinea K000030551
    Dec 6, 2001 Taurereko [203], Papua New Guinea K000030547
    Dec 6, 2001 Patma [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000030548
    Aug 12, 1999 Johns, R.J. [6313], Papua New Guinea K000030223
    Aug 12, 1999 Johns, R.J. [6302], Papua New Guinea K000030224
    Aug 12, 1999 Johns, R.J. [6320], Papua New Guinea K000030225
    Baker, W.J. [WJB 585], Papua New Guinea 59976.000
    Cultivated [1964-27301] K000525533

    First published in Fl. Schutzgeb. Südsee: 203 (1900)

    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 & J. Dransfield, Calamus longipinna (Arecaceae: Calamoideae) and its relatives in New Guinea. 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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