Calamus nambariensis Becc.

First published in Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 11(1): 433 (1908)
This name is a synonym of Calamus inermis

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Henderson, A. (2020). A revision of Calamus (Arecaceae, Calamoideae, Calameae, Calaminae). Phytotaxa 445: 1-656. [Cited as Calamus inermis.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • (2020). epublication. [Cited as Calamus nambariensis.]
  • Barfod, A.S. & Dransfield, J. (2013). Flora of Thailand 11(3): 323-498. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok. [Cited as Calamus nambariensis.]
  • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Calamus nambariensis.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Calamus nambariensis.]
  • Henderson, A. (2009). Palms of Southern Asia: 1-197. Princeton university press, Princeton and Oxford. [Cited as Calamus nambariensis.]
  • Peters, C.M. & Henderson, A. (2014). Systematics, ecology and management of Rattans in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam: 1-222. Agricultural Printing House. [Cited as Calamus nambariensis.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. [Cited as Calamus nambariensis.]

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  • 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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
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