Calamus gracilis 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, climbing, to 30 m, to 2 cm in diam. Leaf sheaths green with mottled, dark brown and whitish hairs, without spines or with scattered, black-tipped, conic-based spines to 0.5 cm; ocreas small; knees present; flagella present; petioles very short; rachis to 0.7 m with 8-15 linear or lanceolate pinnae per side, these regularly arranged but with wide gaps between groups, shiny green, curled over at tips, apical ones inserted close together in a fan shape, apical pair not joined at their bases; middle pinnae 25-35 cm, 1.5-2.5 cm wide at mid-point, adaxial and abaxial veins and margins bristly; cirri absent. Inflorescences to 0.7 m, flagellate; inflorescence bracts tubular. Fruits yellowish or orange, ovoid to ellipsoid, to 2 × 1 cm, stalked, 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).