1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Calamus L.
      1. Calamus senalingensis J.Dransf.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Peninsula Malaysia (Negri Sembilan).

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    Distribution
    Negri Sembilan: known only from Bt. Senaling near Kuala Pilah.
    General Description
    Solitary rattan climbing to 15 m. Stem without sheaths to 9 mm in diameter, with sheaths to 1.7 cm with internodes to 25 cm. All parts drying pale green or straw-coloured. Sheaths pale green covered with grey indumentum when young and with upward pointing black tipped spines, to 5 mm long. Knee present but not very conspicuous. Ocrea inconspicuous. Flagellum to 1.5 m long. Leaf ecirrate, to 1 m long, with a short petiole in juvenile state no petiole in adult. Leaflets about 15 on each side of the rachis, irregularly arranged in the juvenile, subregular in adult with lowermost 3-4 leaflets in adult swept back across the stem. Lowermost leaflet 10 cm long by 7 mm wide largest leaflets to 35 cm long by 2 cm wide, with heavily thickened margins, and moderately conspicuous lateral veins; leaflets ± unarmed. Inflorescence only old female known to 1.5 m long with 4 partial inflorescences to longest to 25 cm long. Inflorescence bracts shortly armed with reflexed spines; rachillae reflexed, curved, about 6.5 cm long bearing rather distant flower scars. Bracteoles unarmed. Flowers and fruit unknown.

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    Distribution

    Calamus senalingensis J.Dransf. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dransfield, J. [JD4991], Peninsular Malaysia K000207771 isotype

    First published in Malaysian Forester 41: 342 (1978)

    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
    • J. Dransfield, A Manual of the rattans of the Malay Peninsula. Malayan Forest Recirds 29.. 1979

    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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    Palmweb - Palms of the World Online
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