Borassus flabellifer L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1187 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is India to Indo-China, Jawa to Lesser Sunda Islands. It is a tree and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Vietnam

Introduced into:

China South-Central, Malaya, Mauritania, Socotra, Sulawesi, Thailand

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Anh, T.T.P. & Henderson, A. (2017). Thực Vật Chí Việt Nam. Flora of Vietnam 13: 1-414. Nhà xuất bản khoa học và kỹ thuật, Hà Nội.
  • Barfod, A.S. & Dransfield, J. (2013). Flora of Thailand 11(3): 323-498. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Bayton, R.P. (2007). A revision of Borassus L. (Arecaceae). Kew Bulletin 62: 561-586.
  • Dowe, J.L. (2010). Australian palms: biogeography, ecology and systematics: 1-290. CSIRO Publishing.
  • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Henderson, A. (2009). Palms of Southern Asia: 1-197. Princeton university press, Princeton and Oxford.

Palmweb - Palms of the World Online

  • R.P. Bayton, A revision of Borassus L. (Arecaceae). 2007

Kew Bulletin

  • Bailey, F. M. 1902. The Queensland Flora, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • Beccari, O. (1914). Studio sui Borassus e descrizione di un genere nuovo asiatico di Borasseae. Webbia 4: 293 - 385.
  • Blatter, E. (1912). The palms of British India and Ceylon, indigenous and introduced. Part 7. J. Bombay Nat Hist. Soc. 21: 912 - 968.
  • Cooke, T. (1907). The Flora of the Bombay Presidency, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London, U.K.
  • Gagnepain, F. & Conrard, L. P. H. (1937). Palmiers. In: Lecomte, H. Gagnepain, F. & Humbert, H. (eds), Flore générale de l'Indo-Chine, Vol. 6: 946 - 1056. Masson, Paris, France.
  • Gamble, J. S. (1922). A manual of Indian timbers, Ed. 2a, S. Low, Marston & Co., London, U.K.
  • Hodel, D. (1998). Palms and Cycads of Thailand, Allen Press, Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A.
  • IUCN (2001). IUCN Red List Categories: Version 3.1, IUCN Species Survival Commission, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, U.K.
  • Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species Plantarum, Impensis Laurentii Salvii, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Malik, K. A. (1984). Palmae. In: E. Nasir & S. I. Ali (eds), Flora of Pakistan, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Pei, S. J. (1991). Palmae. In: S. J. Pei & S. Chen (eds), Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae, Science Press, Beijing, China.
  • Zoysa, N. de (2000). Arecaceae. In: M. D. Dassanayake & W. D. Clayton (eds), A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon, Vol. 14: 33 - 93. Oxford 8c IBH Publishing, New Delhi, India.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Anh, T.T.P. & Henderson, A. (2017). Thực Vật Chí Việt Nam. Flora of Vietnam 13: 1-414. Nhà xuất bản khoa học và kỹ thuật, Hà Nội.
  • Barfod, A.S. & Dransfield, J. (2013). Flora of Thailand 11(3): 323-498. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Bayton, R.P. (2007). A revision of Borassus L. (Arecaceae). Kew Bulletin 62: 561-586.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
K001098626 No
Jeffrey, C. [1165], Seychelles 22735.000 No
King [s.n.], India K000525123 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] Borassus flabelliformis K001132683 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8622] Borassus flabelliformis K001125983 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 8622] Borassus flabelliformis K001125984 Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Bulletin

    • Kew Bulletin
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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  • 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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