Calamus formosanus Becc.
  • Rec. Bot. Surv. India


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, climbing, to 20 m, 3-5 cm in diam. Leaf sheaths yellowish brown, densely covered with flattened, yellowish, upward-pointing spines to 2 cm; ocreas short or absent; knees prominent, swollen, spiny; flagella absent; petioles short or absent; rachis to 2 m with 18 or 19 broadly lanceolate pinnae per side, these irregularly arranged (regularly arranged on young plants), distantly spaced; middle pinnae 30-45 cm, 3-5 cm wide at mid-point, adaxial veins and margins bristly; cirri to 1.5 m. Inflorescences to 1.2 m, flagellate; inflorescence bracts tightly sheathing. Fruits yellowish brown, pedicellate, ellipsoid, to 2 × 1 cm.

 Information From

Arecaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).