The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Borassus flabellifer L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 23006) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1187 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Borassus flabelliformis L. Synonym H WCSP
Borassus flabelliformis Roxb. Synonym M TRO
Borassus sundaicus Becc. Synonym H WCSP
Borassus tunicatus Lour. Synonym H WCSP
Lontarus domestica Gaertn. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Pholidocarpus tunicatus (Lour.) H.Wendl. Synonym H WCSP
Thrinax tunicata (Lour.) Rollisson Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-23006.

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