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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
p31 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.
31-0806 {da.r-mhw:}   Dimeria kurzii Gramineae  
31-0807 {da.hat}   Tectona hamiltoniana Verbenaceae  
31-0808 {da.hat-ta.teing:}   Withania samnifera Solanaceae  
31-0809 {{du:ring:} Durian Durio zibethinus Bombaceae  
31-0810 {du:ring:Au:za} Sour sop Annona murieata Annonaceae  
31-0811 {d-si} Daisy Michelmas daisy Compositae  
31-0812 {d-si-hpu} Ox ceye daisy Chrysanthemum maximum Compositae  
31-0813 {d-li-ya} Dahlia Dhlia Pinnata Compositae  
31-0814 [dau:na.} Indian worm wood Artemisia vulgaris Compositae  
31-0815 {do:ka.laim} Fever nut Caesalpinia bonducella Caesalpiniaceae  
31-0816 {dauk-sa.ris} {daung:sa.ris}   Pergularia minor Asclepiadaceae  
31-0817 {daung.ta.laung}   Dalbergia rimesa Papilionaceae  
31-0818 {daung.ta.laung-nw}   Dalbergia volubilis Papilionaceae  
31-0819 {daung:sa.pa:} Rice; Paddy plant Oryza moyeriana Gramineae  
31-0820 {daung:hsup-pra}   Callicarpa tomentosa Verbenaceae  
31-0821 {daung:mauk}   Adiantum caudatum Polypodiaceae  
31-0822 {daung:mri:} {tau:krak-mauk} Peacock's tail Actinopteris dichotoma Polypodiaceae  
31-0823 {daung:mrak} Grass Leptochloa chinensis Gramineae  
31-0824 {daung:aip-tan:} Silver grey wood Terminalia bialata Combretaceae  
31-0825 {dan~ta.thu.hka.} Sweet broom weed Scoparia dulcis Scrophulariaceae 219
32-0826 {dan.da.ku:ni} Indian red wood tree; Bastard cedar Soymida febrifuga Meliaceae  
32-0827 {dan.tha.lwan} Drum-stick Moringa oleifera Morngaceae 223
32-0828 {dan:} Common garden balsam Impatiens balsamina Balsaminaceae  
32-0829 {dan:kri:} Henna Lawsonia inermis Lythraceae  
32-0830 {dan:ta.lak}   Dracaena angustifolia Agavaceae  
32-0831 {d-o:mrak} Grass Eragrostis interrupta Gramineae  
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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