1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Calamus L.
      1. Calamus zonatus Becc.

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

    [PW]
    Vernacular
    Wi Pagau (Ib.)
    General Description
    Slender to moderate solitary or clustered rattan climbing to 10 m; stem without sheaths to 7 mm diam., with sheaths to 20 mm diam., usually less, internodes to 20 cm. Sheaths dull dark green with caducous pale brown indumentum and covered in wavy ridges encircling the sheath, the ridges to 1 mm high and bearing very dense minute tooth-like spines and scattered larger triangular spines to 4 × 4 mm; knee conspicuous, armed as the rest of the sheath; ocrea well developed, to 20 mm, brown, armed with ridges, becoming tattered and eventually disappearing. Flagellum to 2 m. Leaf ecirrate to c. 1 m, usually curving; petiole absent or short, rarely more than 7 cm; leaflets to 10-25 on each side of the rachis, regularly arranged, curved, dark green, shining, drying dirty green, the longest to c. 30 × 2.5 cm, ± unarmed except for a few bristles on the main nerves on the upper leaf surface; young leaves pale green. Inflorescences to 3 m, with about 4 distant limply pendulous partial inflorescences to 60 cm; male rachillae 2-6.5 cm long, held ± horizontally; female rachillae c. 4-15 cm long, distant and ± reflexed; bracts on partial inflorescences unarmed or with minute prickles, bracts on rachillae minutely ridged. Mature fruit rounded, c. 8 mm diam., with a beak to 1 × 0.8 mm, and covered in c. 15 rows of greenish-white scales. Seed ± ovoid, c. 7 × 5 mm, endosperm homogeneous. Seedling leaf not known. (Fig. 63).
    Distribution
    Widespread throughout the lowlands of Brunei. Elsewhere in Sabah, Sarawak and Kalimantan. Endemic to Borneo.
    [PW]
    Use
    Apparently used locally in binding and weaving.

    Distribution

    Calamus zonatus Becc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 5, 2007 Argent, G. [301987], Malaysia K000462544
    Jul 21, 2000 Ariffin [BRUN15066], Brunei K000113135
    Dec 15, 1993 Tadong [190], Malaysia K000525555
    Mar 23, 1993 Tadong [9], Malaysia K000525569
    Mar 21, 1991 Dewol [SAN99388], Malaysia K000525563
    Mar 5, 1991 Lantoh [SAN101732], Malaysia K000525558
    Feb 6, 1989 Dransfield, J. [JD5119], Malaysia K000521487
    Feb 1, 1989 Lee, B. [S52426], Malaysia K000525572
    Feb 1, 1989 Lee Meng Hock [S54184], Malaysia K000525573
    Feb 1, 1989 Lee Meng Hock [S54157], Malaysia K000521486
    Oct 27, 1987 Giesen, W. [134], Indonesia K000525552
    Aug 20, 1987 Banyeng [S43769], Malaysia K000525578
    May 30, 1981 Abas [SAN85852], Malaysia K000521400
    May 17, 1981 Dransfield, J. [JD6062], Malaysia K000525568
    Jan 26, 1981 Dransfield, J. [JD5513], Malaysia K000525567
    Jan 26, 1981 Dransfield, J. [JD5746], Malaysia K000525548
    Jan 26, 1981 Dransfield, J. [JD5657], Malaysia K000521399
    Jan 26, 1981 Dransfield, J. [JD5649], Malaysia K000525556
    Jan 26, 1981 Dransfield, J. [JD5576], Malaysia K000525560
    Jan 26, 1981 Dransfield, J. [JD5645], Malaysia K000521485
    Jan 26, 1981 Dransfield, J. [JD5858], Malaysia K000525576
    Jan 26, 1981 Mikil [SAN31960], Malaysia K000521484
    Jan 26, 1981 Abas [SAN86014], Malaysia K000525559
    Jan 26, 1981 Abas [SAN85999], Malaysia K000525571
    Jan 26, 1981 Mujin [SAN18823], Malaysia K000525553
    Jul 3, 1980 Elmer, A.D.E. [20823], Malaysia K000521397
    Jul 3, 1980 Elmer, A.D.E. [20823], Malaysia K000521398
    Jan 26, 1980 Cuadra [A2392], Malaysia K000521401
    Oct 18, 1978 Dransfield, J. [JD5320], Malaysia K000525557
    Oct 18, 1978 Dransfield, J. [JD5277], Malaysia K000521403
    Jul 8, 1976 Dransfield, J. [JD4923], Malaysia K000525550
    Jun 16, 1976 Dransfield, J. [JD4733], Malaysia K000525575
    Jun 23, 1975 Ashton, P.S. [S19018], Malaysia K000525549
    Dransfield, J. [7133], Brunei K000525570
    Wong, K.M. [1408], Brunei K000525565
    Wong, K.M. [508], Brunei K000525566
    Wong, K.M. [1736], Brunei K000525564
    Simpson [2635], Brunei K000525554
    Baker, W.J. [538], Brunei K000525551
    Dewol [SAN99401], Malaysia K000525577
    Sigin [SAN107412], Malaysia K000525561
    Stockdale, M.C. [MCS34], Brunei K000525574
    Abas [SAN86043], Malaysia K000521402
    Andau [82], Malaysia K000525562

    First published in For. Borneo: 609 (1902)

    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, The Rattans of Brunei Darussalam. 1997

    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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