1. Family: Pandanaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Pandanus Parkinson
      1. Pandanus odorifer (Forssk.) Kuntze

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Aldabra, Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

    [FTEA]

    Pandanaceae, H.J. Beentje. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1993

    Note
    It has long (up to 6 mm.) white marginal prickles, and belongs in section Pandanus.
    [FTEA]
    Use
    From Asia is cultivated on Pemba I., for use in thatching and weaving, and for its fragrant male inflorescences; this species has also been cultivated at Amani.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Aldabra, Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maldives, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nicobar Is., Philippines, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Congo, Florida, Leeward Is., Mozambique, Puerto Rico, Tanzania, Windward Is., Yemen

    Pandanus odorifer (Forssk.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1964 Smitinand, T. [6427], Vietnam Pandanus vietnamensis K000781686 isotype
    St.John, H. [26342], Vietnam Pandanus vietnamensis K000781685 isotype
    Jan 1, 1962 Ho, P.H. [2462], Vietnam Pandanus phamhoangii K000781694 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Stone, B.C. [2584], Solomon Is. Pandanus linnaei K000781948 isotype
    St. John, H. [26327], Vietnam Pandanus reversispiralis K000781689 isotype
    St.John, H. [26341], Vietnam Pandanus subcarnosus K000781684 isotype
    Jan 1, 1969 Fosberg, F.R. [49196], Aldabra Pandanus chelyon K000781870 isotype
    Jan 1, 1968 St.John, H. [15151], Pitcairn Pandanus hendersonii K000781500 isotype
    St.John, H. [26338], Vietnam Pandanus semiorbicularis K000781693 isotype
    Barry, J.P. [s.n.], Vietnam Pandanus smitinandii K000781688 isotype
    Jan 1, 1969 Fosberg, F.R. [48997], Aldabra Pandanus impar K000781872 isotype
    Jan 1, 2011 Henderson, M.R. [22746], Peninsular Malaysia Pandanus odoratissimus K000781448 isotype
    Jan 1, 2011 St.John, H. [26375], Malaya Pandanus odoratissimus K000781460 isotype
    Nov 1, 2008 St.John, H. [26365], Thailand Pandanus odoratissimus K000781322 isotype
    Nov 1, 2007 Hansen, B. [12220], Thailand Pandanus odoratissimus K000781326 isotype
    Nov 1, 2007 Hansen, B. [12220], Thailand Pandanus odoratissimus K000781327 isotype
    Jan 1, 1992 St.John, H. [25930], Hong Kong Pandanus odoratissimus K000781456 isotype
    May 24, 1984 St.John, H. [26371], Malaysia Pandanus odoratissimus K000781291 isotype
    Oct 2, 1975 s.coll. [s.n.], Malaysia Pandanus odoratissimus K000697918 Unknown type material
    Oct 2, 1975 s.coll. [s.n.], Malaysia Pandanus odoratissimus K000697917 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1975 Henderson, M.R. [20365], Indonesia Pandanus odoratissimus K000781371 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 Hansen, B. [12220], Thailand Pandanus odoratissimus K000781674 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 Collins, D.J. [550], Thailand Pandanus odoratissimus K000781323 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1975 St. John, H. [25933], Taiwan Pandanus odoratissimus K000781279 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 St. John, H. [26330], Vietnam Pandanus odoratissimus K000781690 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 St.John, H. [26343], Vietnam Pandanus odoratissimus K000781320 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 St.John, H. [26376], Singapore Pandanus odoratissimus K000781452 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 St.John, H. [25931], Taiwan Pandanus odoratissimus K000781463 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 St.John, H. [26359], Thailand Pandanus odoratissimus K000781682 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 St.John, H. [26380], Vietnam Pandanus odoratissimus K000781695 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 Kerr, A.F.G. [9290], Thailand Pandanus odoratissimus K000781321 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 Purseglove, J.W. [5064], Sarawak Pandanus odoratissimus K000781370 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1975 Ho, P.H. [5345], Vietnam Pandanus odoratissimus K000781670 isotype
    Jan 1, 1975 Barry, J.P. [s.n.], Vietnam Pandanus odoratissimus K000781683 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1974 St.John, H. [25930], Hong Kong Pandanus odoratissimus K000781280 isotype
    Henderson, M.R. [22746], Peninsular Malaysia Pandanus odoratissimus K000781288 isotype
    Henderson, M.R. [29153], Peninsular Malaysia Pandanus odoratissimus K000781290 isotype
    St.John, H. [26365], Thailand Pandanus odoratissimus K000781677 isotype
    St.John, H. [26342], Vietnam Pandanus odoratissimus K000781324 isotype
    St.John, H. [26345], Cambodia Pandanus odoratissimus K000781325 isotype
    St.John, H. [26378], Singapore Pandanus odoratissimus K000781447 isotype
    St.John, H. [26374], Singapore Pandanus odoratissimus K000781453 isotype
    St.John, H. [26371], Malaya Pandanus odoratissimus K000781454 isotype
    Paie, I. bin. [17911], Sarawak Pandanus odoratissimus K000781332 Unknown type material
    St.John, J. [26376], Singapore Pandanus odoratissimus K000781289 isotype
    Ho, P.H. [1891], Vietnam Pandanus odoratissimus K000781681 Unknown type material
    St.John, H. [26331], Vietnam Pandanus subulatus K000781673 isotype

    First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 737 (1891)

    Accepted by

    • Franck, A.R., Anderson, L.C., Burkhalter, J.R. & Dickman, S. (2016). Additions to the flora of Florida, U.S.A. (2010-2015) Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 10: 175-190.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Not accepted by

    • Leti, M., Hul, S., Fouché, J.-G., Cheng, S.K. & David, B. (2013). Flore photographique du Cambodge: 1-589. Éditions Privat, Toulouse. [Cited as Pandanus odoratissimus.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Franck, A.R., Anderson, L.C., Burkhalter, J.R. & Dickman, S. (2016). Additions to the flora of Florida, U.S.A. (2010-2015) Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 10: 175-190.
    • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2009). Flora Zambesiaca 12(2): 1-208. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Turner, I.M., Xing, F. & Corlett, R.T. (2000). An annotated check-list of the vascular plants of the South China Sea and its shores The Raffles bulletin of Zoology, Suppl. 8: 23-116.
    • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Ananda Rao, T. & Ellis, J.L. (1995). Flora of Lakshadweep islands off the Malabar coast, peninsular India, with emphasis on phytogeographical distribution of plants Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 19: 235-250.
    • Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
    • Leroy, J.-F. (ed.) (1983). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 20: 1-175. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • Dassanayake (ed.) (1981). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 3: 1-499. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
    • Fosberg, F.R. & Renvoize, S.A. (1980). The Flora of Aldabra and neighbouring islands: 1-358. Crown, London.
    • Backer, C.A. & Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. in Backer, C.A. & Bakhuizen van den Brink, R. C. (1968). Flora of Java 3: 1-761. N.V.P. Noordhoff, Groningen, The Netherlands.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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