Ravenala madagascariensis

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Ravenala madagascariensis
Ravenala madagascariensis

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Zingiberales

Familia: Strelitziaceae
Genus: Ravenala
Species: Ravenala madagascariensis

Name[edit]

Ravenala madagascariensis Sonn., Voy. Indes Orient. (Sonnerat) 2[ed. quarto]: 223, tt. 124–126; 3(ed. octavo): 244 (1782)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Ravenala madagascariensis J.F.Gmel., Syst. Nat., ed. 13[bis]. 2(1): 567 (1791), isonym
    • Urania madagascariensis (Sonn.) Schreb. ex Forsyth f., Bot. Nomencl.: 212 (1794)
    • Heliconia ravenala Willemet, Ann. Bot. (Usteri) 18: 22 (1796); not accepted by Govaerts (2004) and Haevermans & al. (2021) [cited as Ravenala madagascariensis]
    • Urania speciosa Willd., Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 2: 7 (1799); not accepted by Govaerts (2004) and Haevermans & al. (2021) [cited as Ravenala madagascariensis]
      • Type locality: in Madagascariae locis padulosis.
    • Urania ravenala (Willemet) A.Rich., Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 15(Suppl.): 19 (1831); not accepted by Govaerts (2004) and Haevermans & al. (2021) [cited as Ravenala madagascariensis]
  • Ravenala madagascariensis Adans., Fam. Pl. (Adanson) 2: 597 (1763), nom. invalid., appearing on page 597, abbreviated in the final index of Adanson’s book as “RAVENALA Madag. Pag. 67”, which can also be construed as referring to Madagascar as a locality.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Sonnerat, P. 1782. Voyage aux Indes orientales et a la Chine: Fait par ordre du Roi, depuis 1774 jusqu'en 1781: Dans lequel on traite des Mœurs, de la Religion, des Sciences & des Arts des Indiens, des Chinois, des Pégouins & des Madégasses; suivi d'Observations sur le Cap de Bonne-Espérance, les Isles de France & de Bourbon, les Maldives, Ceylan, Malacca, les Philippines & les Moluques, & de Recherches sur l'Histoire Naturelle de ces Pays. Tome second. Paris. Bibibioteca Digital Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

العربية: موز كاذب
беларуская: Мадагаскарская равенала
български: Дърво на пътешественика
বাংলা: পান্থপাদপ
Deutsch: Baum der Reisenden
English: Travellers Palm
español: Árbol del viajero
suomi: Matkustajainpuu
français: Arbre du voyageur
magyar: utazók pálmája, legyezőbanán
íslenska: Ferðamannapálmi
日本語: タビビトノキ
ქართული: მოგზაურთა ხე
मराठी: पांथस्थचे झाड
Nederlands: Reizigersboom
português: Ravenala
svenska: De resandes träd
தமிழ்: நீர்வாழை
ไทย: กล้วยพัด
Türkçe: Seyyah ağacı
Tiếng Việt: Chuối rẻ quạt
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