1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Calamus L.
      1. Calamus manii (Becc.) W.J.Baker

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Andaman Islands.

    [PW]
    Distribution
    South Andamans. (Map. 9).
    General Description
    Clustering, medium diameter rattan. Stem 20 m long or more, with sheaths 3 cm in diameter, without sheaths 1.5-2 cm in diameter. Leaves 3 m or more, cirrate; sheath light yellow, armed with spines, spines black, triangular, flat, unequal, 3 cm long, scattered or subseriate; knee prominent; petiole 30 cm long, armed with straight, unequal, black spines at the margins: rachis armed with series of solitary or seriate black Dipped claws; leaflets regular, 30 x 1.5 cm, closely set, veins ciliate from the middle upwards, margin spinulous. Female inflorescence erect, 30 cm long with a rigid unarmed peduncle; all the inner bracts enclosed within the outermost, outer most bract with black spines, inner ones glabrous: partial inflorescence 8-10 cm long, rachilla very rigid with zig-zag sinuous axis. Fruit spherical, 1.5 cm across; scales in 18 vertical rows, brown, channelled in the middle; endosperm ruminate.
    Biology
    Flowering not known. Fruiting April - June.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is.

    Calamus manii (Becc.) W.J.Baker appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Phytotaxa 197(2): 146 (2015)

    Sources

    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
    Content licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0