1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Calamus L.
      1. Calamus walkeri Hance

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. China to Vietnam.

    [PW]
    Vernacular
    None recorded.
    Distribution
    China (South-east China) and Vietnam (except Cochinchina).
    Conservation
    Unknown, but likely to be poor since lowland forests have mostly been cleared in its known range.
    Biology
    In forest up to 300 m.
    [PW]
    Use
    The cane is of high quality for handicrafts.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast, Hainan, Vietnam

    Calamus walkeri Hance appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 1999 Balansa, B. [516], Vietnam K000208122 isotype
    Ford, C. [18225], Hong Kong K000697795 holotype
    Henderson, A. [3445], Vietnam K000526505
    Henderson, A. [3462], Vietnam K000526522
    Henderson, A. [3259], Vietnam K000526544
    Frohlich, J. [JF HK3], China K000114585
    Baker, W.J. and Utteridge, T.M.A [BU2], China K000114470
    s.coll. [s.n.], Hong Kong K000697789 holotype

    First published in J. Bot. 12: 266 (1874)

    Accepted by

    • Peters, C.M. & Henderson, A. (2014). Systematics, ecology and management of Rattans in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam: 1-222. Agricultural Printing House.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    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
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

    Sources

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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