Calamus erectus Roxb.
  • Fl. Ind. ed. 1832

This taxon is accepted by Arecaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Stems clustered, non-climbing, free standing or sometimes leaning, to 6 m, to 5 cm in diam. Leaf sheaths dark green with dark brown hairs, with short rows of brown, flattened spines to 3.5 cm; ocreas present, with rows of short spines, split into 2, soon falling; knees absent; flagella absent; petioles and rachis with whorls of yellow spines; rachis to 3 m with up to 40 lanceolate pinnae per side, these regularly arranged; middle pinnae 60-80 cm, 3.5-5 cm wide at mid-point, adaxial and abaxial veins and margins bristly; cirri absent. Inflorescences to 2 m, not flagellate; inflorescence bracts tubular, tattering at apices. Fruits greenish- or reddish brown, ellipsoid, 3-5 × 2-2.5 cm, scales grooved.

 Information From

World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).