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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
Indiapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A

Bibliography

Synonymy

  • Palmijuncus wightii (Griff.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 733 (1891)
  • =Daemonorops melanolepis Mart., Hist. Nat. Palm. 3: 331 (1853)
  • Calamus melanolepis (Mart.) H.Wendl., Palmiers : 237 (1878)
  • Palmijuncus melanolepis (Mart.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 733 (1891)
  • =Calamus huegelianus Mart. ex Walp., Ann. Bot. Syst. 3: 488 (1852)
  • Palmijuncus huegelianus (Mart.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 733 (1891)
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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
Borneopresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
Malayapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
Sumaterapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
Thailandpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
Known from a single population from G Pueh, 1st Division. Elsewhere known from two collections in Sabah, and a few collections from Peninsular Malaysia, S Thailand and Sumatra. (J. Dransfield, The Rattans of Sarawak. 1992)B

Discussion

  • C. pandanosmus was collected in hill dipterocarp forest on G Pueh at 500 m altitude. The bulbous swellings on the sheath, the form of the leaf and the curious large flowers serve to distinguish it. (J. Dransfield, The Rattans of Sarawak. 1992)B

Common Name

Etymology

Description

  • Clustering slender rattan climbing to 15 m; stem without sheaths c. 6 mm diam., with sheaths to c. 10 mm diam., internodes c. 12 cm. All parts drying dark brown. Sheath dark green armed with scattered bulbous swellings, some ending in minute spines, pale brown indumentum also scattered over the sheath surface; knee conspicuous, often with an annular swelling below it; ocrea inconspicuous. Flagellum to 80 cm. Leaf ecirrate and lacking a petiole, the whole to 45 cm, with c. 8 leaflets on each side of the rachis, the terminal pair joined for at least 114 their length, other leaflets somewhat irregularly arranged, leaflets dark green, faintly pandan-scented when crushed, the longest to 25 x 3 cm. Inflorescence to 1 m, with up to 8 curving partial inflorescences, each with curving rachillae. Flowers relatively large, to 4 mm, sweetly fragrant, pollen orange. Mature fruit somewhat oblate, to 17 x 19 mm, covered in 23 vertical rows of pale brown scales. Seed c. 10 mm diam., endosperm deeply ruminate. Seedling leaf not known (Fig. 79). (J. Dransfield, The Rattans of Sarawak. 1992)B

Synonymy

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    Distribution

    Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
    Malayapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
    Sumaterapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A

    Synonymy

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      Distribution

      Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
      Borneopresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
      China South-Centralpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
      Malayapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
      Sumaterapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
      Perak, Pahang, Johore. Borneo (E. Kalimantan), Sumatra (Lampung). (J. Dransfield, A Manual of the rattans of the Malay Peninsula. Malayan Forest Recirds 29.. 1979)D

      Discussion

      Etymology

      Description

      • Solitary (? always) slender rattan climbing to 8 m only. Stem without sheaths to 6 mm in diameter, with to 13 mm. Internodes to 8 cm long. Leaf rachides and sheaths drying dull brown. Leaf sheaths bright green closely and sparsely armed with short triangular reflexed convex spines, dull reddish brown in colour with paler bases and dense annular ridges minutely rough on their crests. Ocrea inconspicuous. Knee well developed. Flagellum to 1.2 m. Leaf ecirrate to 80 cm long including petiole to 20 cm long; petiole tinged red in fresh state, very sparsely armed. Leaflets up to about 40 on each side, very fine, regular, the longest in the mid-section decreasing gradually to the leaf tip; largest leaflets to 25 cm long by 12 cm wide, the terminal two not joined, armed with black bristles on three veins above, ± unarmed beneath, minutely denticulate along margins. Inflorescence to 1.2 m long with A-5 very slender partial inflorescences, with rachillae to 4 cm long. Ripe fruit rounded to somewhat oblong covered in 15-17 vertical rows of brownish scales. Seed with homogeneous endosperm. Seedling not known. (J. Dransfield, A Manual of the rattans of the Malay Peninsula. Malayan Forest Recirds 29.. 1979)D

      Synonymy

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