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This species is accepted, and its native range is Malesia to Caroline Islands.

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Caroline Is., Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera

Pandanus polycephalus Lam. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 8588], Myanmar K001125923
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 8588], Myanmar K001125924
s.coll. [s.n.] K000697925 Unknown type material
Copeland, E.B. [442], Philippines Pandanus brevispathus K000781386 isotype
Copeland, E.B. [442], Philippines Pandanus brevispathus K000781733 isotype
Jan 1, 2004 St.John, H. [26576], Madagascar Pandanus freycinetioides K000781571 isotype

First published in Encycl. 1: 372 (1785)

Accepted by

  • Keim, A.P. (2009). Pandanaceae of the island of Yapen, Papua (West New Guinea), Indonesia, with their nomenclature and notes on the rediscovery of Sararanga sinuosa, and several new species and records Blumea 54: 255-266.
  • Takeuchi, W. (2005). Floristic notes from a holocene successional environment in Papuasia Harvard Papers in Botany 10: 95-116.
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • 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.
  • Martelli, U. (1913). Enumerazione delle "Pandanaceae" Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 4: 5-105.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Keim, A.P. (2009). Pandanaceae of the island of Yapen, Papua (West New Guinea), Indonesia, with their nomenclature and notes on the rediscovery of Sararanga sinuosa, and several new species and records Blumea 54: 255-266.
  • Takeuchi, W. (2005). Floristic notes from a holocene successional environment in Papuasia Harvard Papers in Botany 10: 95-116.
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Martelli, U. (1913). Enumerazione delle "Pandanaceae" Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 4: 5-105.
  • Warburg, O. (1900). Pandanaceae Das Pflanzenreich, IV, 9: 1-97. Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig.

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