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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.
32-0836 {na.ky}   Pteraspermum semisagittum Sterculiaceae  
32-0837 {na.ga:sak} Bowstring hemp Sansevieria zeylanica Agavaceae  
32-0838 {na.ga:mauk}   Leea aspera Ampelidaceae  
32-0839 {na.ga:mhein:} {byauk}   Ruellia tuberosa Acanthaceae  
32-0840 {na.ga:th}   Abroma angusta Sterculiaceae  
32-0841 {na.nwing:} Turmeric Curcuma longa Zingiberaceae 227
32-0842 {na.nwing:hka:} Turmeric Curcuma comosa Zingiberaceae  
32-0843 {na.Bu:nw}   Combretum acuminatum Combretaceae  
32-0844 UKT: not listed        
32-0845 {na.ma.Ni-thanhlyak}   Capparis horrida Capparidaceae  
32-0846 {na.ga:mrak}   Setaria verticillata Gramineae  
32-0847 {na.B:}   Lannea grandis Anacardiaceae  
32-0848 {na.rw:} Indian prune; Many spiked flacourtia Flacourtia cataphracta Flacourtiaceae  
32-0849 {na.gw:} Paniala plum Flacourtia inermis Flacourtiaceae  
32-0850 {na.gw:} Mauritius plum; Madagascar plum Flacourtia ramontchi Flacourtiaceae  
32-0851 {na.ling-kyau}   Cinnamomum abtusifolium Lauraceae 231
32-0852 {na-nat} Pine apple Ananas sativa Bromeliaceae  
33-0853 {na-nat-kri:} American aloe Agave americana Agavaceae  
33-0854 {na-nat-pa.d-tha} Adam's needle yucca gloriosa Liliaceae  
33-0855 {na.nat-mhw:soat} Sisal Agave spp. Amaryllidaceae  
33-0856 {na-nat-lhyau} Sisal Agave foireioydes Amaryllidaceae  
33-0857 {ni:pa:hs:} {tau:r:yo}   Morinda tinctoria Rubiaceae 235
33-0858 {ni:pa:hs:l:}   Morinda persicaefolia Rubiaceae  
33-0859 {ni-la-pan:} Wild violet Viola odorata Violaceae  
33-0860 {n-kra} Sunflower Helianthus annus Compositae  
33-0861 {n-lh.} Babchi Psoralea coryllfolia Papilionaceae  
33-0862 {nn-ta.roat} Storax tree Altingia exelsa Hamamelidaceae  
33-0863 {nn-nn (ta.roat)}
UKT: to check Bur-Myan name in original
{ta.roat} is wrong
Coriander Coriandum sativum Umbelliferae 243
33-0864 {nn-nn (mran-ma)}
UKT: A. graveolen entered also in 17-0422
Bur-Myan name given as {ta.roat}
Celery Apium graveolens Umbelliferae  
33-0865 {nn.tha}   Milletia ovalifolia Papilionaceae  
33-0866 {nn.tha-ni} Red sandal-wood Pterocarpus santalinus Papilionaceae  
33-0867 {nn.tha-hpru} Sandal-wood Santalum album Santalaceae 239
33-0868 {no-ko-u.} {hka:hpu.} Kohl-Rabi,
Knol-kohl
Brassica olerceae Cruciferae  
33-0869 {nat-sa-pa:} Rice; Paddy plant Oryza officinalis Gramineae  
33-0870 {nat-hting:ru:} Himalayan cedar; Deodar Cedrus deodara Pinaceae  
33-0871 {nat-lak-wa:}   Wightia speciosissima Scrophulariaceae  
33-0872 {nan:loan:kreing} Cassia flower Acacia farnesiana Mimosaceae 237
33-0873 {nwa:hta.ming:}   Smithia sensitiva Papilionaceae  
33-0874 {nwa:ma-ni-thn-lhyak}   Capparis horrida Capparidaceae  
33-0875 {nwa:mr-ring:} Annie's lace Cyperus scariosus Cyperaceae 247
33-0876 {nwa:lhya}   Litsaea nitida Lauraceae  
33-0877 {nwa:lhya-kri:}   Strophanthus wallichii Apocynaceae  
33-0878 {nw-cho} Liquorice Glycyrrhiza glabra Papilionaceae  
33-0879 {nw-o} {nw-cho}   Thunbergia laurifolia Acanthaceae  
34-0880 {nw-do:}   Ecdysanthera micrantha Apocynaceae  
34-0881 {nw-ni}   Celastrus paniculata Celastraceae  
34-0882 {nw-ni-nat-pan:} Honey suckle; Passion flower Passiflora laurifolia Passifloraceae  
34-0883 {nw-hpru}   Lettsomia setosa Convolvulaceae  
34-0884 {nw-tha-ki} Oleander Nerium oleander Apocynaceae 251
34-0885 {nh:pan:}   Petunia spp. Solanaceae  
34-0886 {nhau:}   Adina cordifolia Rubiaceae  
34-0887 {nhn-sa:praung:} Sorghum Sorghum bicolor Gramineae  
34-0888 {nhing:hsi} Rose Rosa centifolia Rosaceae  
34-0889 {nhing:pan:}   Polianthes tuberosa Amaryllidaceae  
34-0890 {nhing:pan:a.ni}   Zephyranthes carinata Amaryllidaceae  
34-0891 {nhing:tha.pr} {tha.pru.tha.pr} Malay apple Syzygium malaceense Myrtaceae  
34-0892 {nham:} Sesame; sesamum Sesamum indicum Padaliaceae  
34-0893 {nhup-cho} Ya-wo-mo; Ya-wo-po Baliospermum montanum Euphorbiaceae  
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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