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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 Romabama syllable, pronounce it as an English "y". Similar to the French, the end consonant in a Romabama syllable is not pronounced.
49-1292 {ya.ma.n} - Gmelina arborea Verbenaceae  
49-1293 {yu.za.na.} Chinese box Murraya paniculata Rutaceae  
49-1294 {yu-ka.lis} Blue gum tree; Australian gum tree Eucalyptys camaldulensis Myrtaceae  
49-1295 {yu:} Yew Taxus baccata Taxaceae  
49-1296 {yo:da.ya:} - Ochna wallichii Ochnaceae  
49-1297 {ying:hkan} - Zalacca wallichii Palmaceae  
49-1298 {ying:ma} - Chukrasia tahularis Meliaceae  
49-1299 {ying:ma-mhw:soat} - Chukrasia velutina Meliaceae  
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
UKT: see Agri2000 51-1347 {ring:pra:}
  Clerodendrum serratum Verbenaceae LSR 367

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