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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Central New Guinea.

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    General Description
    South-west Papua New Guinea (Western and Southern Highlands Provinces, sight records by the first author on the Kikori River in Gulf Province).
    Vernacular
    Unknown.
    Biology
    Restricted to river margins, in sunlit, open vegetation, up to 450 m.
    Conservation
    Not threatened. Although C. reticulatus is known from a moderately restricted area of New Guinea, it can occur in very great abundance and persist in secondary riverine vegetation.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New Guinea

    Calamus reticulatus Burret appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 4, 1996 Streimann, H. [NGF18410], Papua New Guinea K000030577
    Jun 4, 1996 Baker, W.J. [644], Papua New Guinea K000030578
    Jun 4, 1996 Baker, W.J. [650], Papua New Guinea K000030584
    May 9, 1994 Upessy [RU2], Indonesia K000462995

    First published in J. Arnold Arbor. 20: 195 (1939)

    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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