The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

⚠ Version 1.1 of The Plant List has been superseded and should no longer be used.

The new version is available at The new version is enhanced, using more data sources including Taxonomic Expert Networks and will be more frequently updated.

H Raphia farinifera (Gaertn.) Hyl. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Raphia (family Arecaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 176703) with original publication details: Lustgården 31-32: 88 1952.


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Metroxylon ruffia (Jacq.) Spreng. Synonym H WCSP
Raphia kirkii Engl. ex Becc. Synonym H WCSP
Raphia kirkii var. grandis Engl. ex Becc. Synonym L WCSP
Raphia kirkii var. longicarpa Engl. ex Becc. Synonym L WCSP
Raphia lyciosa Comm. ex Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Raphia pedunculata P.Beauv. Synonym H WCSP
Raphia polymita Comm. ex Kunth Synonym H WCSP
Raphia ruffia (Jacq.) Mart. Synonym H WCSP
Raphia tamatavensis Sadeb. Synonym H WCSP
Sagus farinifera Gaertn. Synonym H WCSP
Sagus pedunculata (P.Beauv.) Poir. Synonym H WCSP
Sagus ruffia Jacq. Synonym H WCSP

Further information

The following databases may contain further information on this name. Please click on any button to follow a link to that database.

To return to The Plant List: please use your browser's back button to return to this page.

Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-176703, and has not been changed.