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

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

    [PW]
    Distribution
    Perak: only known from the type locality (G. Tambang Batak) collected by Scortechini.
    General Description
    Clustering slender rattan. Stem without sheaths about 7 mm in diameter with sheaths to 12 mm. Sheaths armed with 3 complete reflexed collars tipped with long black horsehair-like spines and many incomplete collars armed with smaller spines. Leaves to 90 cm long including cirrus to about 30 cm long. Petiole to about 30 cm long, armed along margins with small spines and solitary reflexed claw-like spines. Leaflets about 6 on each side of the rachis arranged in 2 groups of 2 to 4 leaflets, the groups ± opposite. Largest leaflet to 16 cm long by 2 cm wide, armed with bristles along margins and the upper surface of mid-vein. Other parts unknown.
    Vernacular
    rotan ?

    Distribution

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

    First published in Phytotaxa 197(2): 147 (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