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Botanical Names of Myanmar Plants
of Importance

Index given in order of Burmese-Myanmar common names

by Agricultural Department (Planning), Government of Union of Myanmar, 2000, pp 65

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Agri.Dept.2000 and LSR {l-seik-rhing:}, 1978 are from allied government departments.

pg-entry Myanmar Name
transliteration in Romabama by UKT
English Name Scientific  name Family LSR pg
Note: Burmese is a non-rhotic language, and the "r" is rarely pronounced. When it occurs as the first consonant in a Rombama syllable, pronounce it as an English "y". Similar to the French, the end consonant in a Romabama syllable is not pronounced.
23-0597 {a.ga.moan:} Night flowering cactus Cereus grandiflorus Cactaceae  
23-0598 {a.mhw:pan:} Queen of the night Cestrum nocturnum Solanaceae  
23-0599 {n-this-}   Quercus serrata Fagaceae  
23-0600 {n-ping} Daincha Sesbania aculeata Papilionaceae  
23-0601 {n-hpo}   Quercus griffithii Fagaceae  
23-0602 {n-theim}   Sesbania procumbens Papilionaceae  
23-0603 {aung} Banyan Ficus spp. Moraceae  
24-0604 {aung-krak-paung} Indian rubber Ficus elastica Moraceae  
24-0605 {aung-krak} Banyan Ficus obtusifolius Moraceae  
24-0606 {aung-hkyi} Banyan Ficus infectoria Moraceae  
24-0607 {aung-hpru} Banyan Ficus rumphii Moraceae  
24-0608 {aung-bau-Di.} {aung-boad~D}
UKT: double entry 41-1086
Pipal bo-tree; Sacred fig Ficus religiosa Moraceae 201
24-0609 {aung-r-o:pan:} {myak-pr:}   Melastoma malabathricum Melastomaceae  
24-0610 {aung-tha.pr} Ceylon willow Ficus benjamina Moraceae  
24-0611 {aung-tha.man:}   Ficus annulata Moraceae  
24-0612 {aung-oap}   Ficusretusa Moraceae  
24-0613 {hau} {ni:pa:hs:}   Morinda tinctoria Rubiaceae  
24-0614 {hau-kri:} {ni:pa:hs:r:ro:} Indian Mulberry Morinda Rubiaceae  
UKT: The present version of this book, Agri.Dept.2000, did not list the following species, or, there is reason to believe that the data given by it need to be checked..
The following are from sources cited in the last column.
  Myanmar Name
transcription as given by source
Habit Scientific name Family Source

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