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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.
40-1051 {hpa.yaung:} Chinese tallow tree Sapium sebriferum Euphorbiaceae  
40-1052 {hpa.r:} Water-melon Citrullus vulgaris Cucurbitaceae  
40-1053 {hpa.ln-taung-wh:}   Costus speciosus Zingiberaceae  
40-1054 {hpa.la.ni.}   Bauhinia racemosa Caesalpiniaceae  
40-1055 {hpa.lap.}   Quercus brandisiana Fagaceae  
40-1056 {hpa-la} {hpa-la-hpru} Lesser cardamon Elettaria cardamomum Zingiberaceae 309
40-1057 {hpa-la-kri:} The great cardamon Amomum subulatum Zingiberaceae  
40-1058 {hpau.} Cork plant Trevesia palmata Sabiaceae  
40-1059 {hpak-ka.soan:}   Melioosma pinnata Sabiaceae  
40-1060 {hpak-kram:}   Quercus limdleyana Fagaceae  
40-1061 {hpak-hka:}   Clerodendrum petasites Verbenaceae  
40-1062 {hpak-hswat}   Eriobotrya bengalensis Rosaceae  
40-1063 {hpak-hswut-r-ta.ma}   Cedrela febrifuga Meliaceae  
40-1064 {hpak-taung-kreing}   Meliosma simplicifolia Sabiaceae  
41-1065 {hpak-ya:}   Girardinia heterophylla Urticaceae  
41-1066 {hpak-shup}   Grewia scabrophylla Tiliaceae  
41-1067 {hpak-l-sing:}   Vitex peduncularis Verbenaceae  
41-1068 {hpak-weing:}   Macaranga denticulata Euphorbiaceae  
41-1069 {hpak-wan:kri:}   Hibiscus microphyllus Malvaceae  
41-1070 {hpak-thing:}   Ehretia acuminata Boraginaceae  
41-1071 {hpak-than:}   Haplophragma adenophyllum Bignoniaceae  
41-1072 {hpaung-hpaung-thi:} Cape gooseberry Physalis peruviana Solanaceae  
41-1073 {hpan:hka:} Myrobalan Terminalia chebula Combretaceae 305
41-1074 {hpon:ma.thain}
UKT: LSR {Boam~ma.thain pa.roat}
Shan camphor Blumea balsamifera Combretaceae 323
41-1075 {hpyauk-hsaip} Elm of india Holptelea integrifolia Euphorbiaceae  
41-1076 {hpru-pra-mu-ya}   Brunfelsia bicolor Solanaceae  
41-1077 {hpwat-sa-U.}   Dioscorea bulbifera Dioscoreaceae  
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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