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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.
49-1300 {ra.hkaing ngak-pyau:} Banana Musa sapientum Musaceae  
49-1301 {ra.ma.hta} Cane Calamus latifolices Palmaceae  
49-1302 {ra-Ba} {krak-paung-s:} Yields para-rubber Hevea braziliensis Euphorbiaceae  
49-1303 {ra-Ba} {krak-paung-s:} Panama rubber Castilla elastica Moraceae  
49-1304 {r-ka.ti-wing} - Pittosporum floribundum Pittosporaceae  
49-1305 {r-ka.tak} - Crataeva hygrophila Capparidaceae  
49-1306 {r-ka.this} - Erythrina lithodperma Papilionaceae  
49->1307 {r-ka.swan:} Water greens Ipomaea >reptans Convolvulaceae  
49->1308 {r-ky:} - Barringtonia acutangula Myrtaceae  
49->1309 {r-ky:} - Barringtonia reticulata Myrtaceae  
49->1310 {r-kra} - Tacea integrifolia Taccaceae  
49->1311 {r-krak-thwan} - Scirpus articulatus Cyperaceae  
50-1312 {r-kreim} Cane Calamus floribundus Palmaceae  
50->1313 {r-hka.on:}   Ficus cunia Moraceae  
50->1314 {r-hkying:ya:}   Flueggea virosa Euphorbiaceae  
50->1315 {r-ngan-poap}   Diespyros peregrina Ebenaceae  
50-1316 {r-sa.ka:wa}   Michelia myriocarpa Combretaceae  
50->1317 {r-hi.}   Vallisneria spiralis Hydrocharitaceae  
50->1318 r-hi.yaung-ping}   Hydrilla verticillata Hydrocharitaceae  
50-1319 r-htaung-krn.}   Terminalia myriocarpa Combretac3eae  
50-1320 {r-n}   Homonoia riparia Euphorbiaceae  
50->1321 {r-pa.toan ka.l:}   Ostodes paniculta Euphorbiaceae  
50-1322 {r-pi.tauk}   Bischofia javanica Euphorbiaceae  
50-1323 {r-hpak-kram:}   Quercus spicata Fagaceae  
50-1324 {r-hpak-reing:}   Quercus spicata Fagaceae  
50-1325 {r-ma.n}   Gmelina arborea Verbenaceae  
50-1326 {r-ma.n-a.ni}   Laphopetalum filiforme Celastraceae  
50-1327 {r-ma.u}   Anthocephalus cadamba Rubiaceae  
50-1328 {r-ma.u}   Cephalanthus occidentalis Rubiaceae  
50-1329 {r-main}   Aporosa villosa Euphorbiaceae  
50-1330 {r-myau:}   Aesculus assamica Sapindaceae  
50-1331 {r-tha.ky:} Flungran Sesbania aegyptiaca Papilionaceae 371
50-1332 {r-tha.pr}   Syzygium aquem Myrtaceae  
50-1333 {r-tha.pr-thaim}   Syzygium balsameum Myrtaceae  
50-1334 {r-tha.hpan:} Fig Ficus glomerata Moraceae  
50-1335 {r-tha.hpan:} Fig Ficus lanceolat Moraceae  
50-1336 {r-tha.hpan:} Fig Ficus saemocarpa Moraceae  
50-1337 {r-tha.rak-king:}   Limnophila cana Scrophulariaceae  
50-1338 {r:yo} Morinda Morinda angustifolia Rubiaceae 375
50-1339 {ring-hkat-l:}   Gardenia obtusifolia Rubiaceae  
51-1340 {ring-hkat-kri:}   Gardenia coronaria Rubiaceae  
51-1341 {ring-ngan:}   Zelacca wallichiana Plamae  
51-1342 {ring-hkap}   Dalbergia fusca Papilionaceae  
51-1343 {ring.gu-a.kri:}   Quercus helferiana Fagaceae  
51-1344 {ring.gu-a.th:}   Quercus mespilifolia Fagaceae  
51-1345 {ring:}   Sclerostachys fusca Gramineae  
51-1346 {ring:teik}   Dalbergia cultrata Papilionaceae  
51-1347 {ring:pra:}
UKT: MEDict 406
  Dichroa febrifuga Saxiferagaceae 367?
51-1348 {ring:pra:hpru}   Premna amplectens Verbenaceae  
51-1349 {ring:pra:nak} {ring:pra:ni}
UKT: LSR spells C. serratum as {ying:pra:}
Prang-gadawn Clerodendrum serratum Verbenaceae 367
51-1350 {ring:ma}   Chukrasia tabularis Meliaceae  
51-1351 {raung:pan:}   Coccoceras plicatum Euphorbiaceae  
51-1352 {roan:}   Anogeissus acuminata Combretaceae  
51-1353 {roan:pa.ti} Lady's fingers Hibiscus esculentus Malvaceae  
51-1354 {roan:a.hkauk}   Anogeissus phillyreal Combretaceae  
51-1355 {rw:}   Adenanthera pavonina Mimosaceae  
51-1356 {rw:ka.l: (pan:raung)} Wild liquorice Abrus precatorius Papilionaceae 383
51-1357 {rw:ka.l: (a.hpru)} Wild liquorice Abrus precatorius Papilionaceae 383
51-1358 {rw:kri:}   Adenanthera pavonina Mimosaceae  
51-1359 {rwak-kya.ping-pauk}
UKT: LSR gives B. calycinum Salisb.
Air plant; Life plant Bryophullum pinnatum Crassulaceae 391
51-1360 {rwak-sa:hpa-la}   Elettaria spp. Zingiberaceae  
51-1361 {rwak-lha.} Garden croton Euphorbia pulcherrima Euphorbiaceae  
51-1362 {rwak-lha.} Garden croton Mussaenda frondosa Rubiaceae  
51-1363 {rwak-lha.} Garden croton Mussaenda glabra Rubiaceae  
51-1364 {rwak-lha.} Garden croton Mussaenda wallichii Rubiaceae  
51-1365 {rwak-lha.krak-mri:} Garden croton Codiaeum variegatum Euphorbiaceae  
51-1366 {rwak-lha.pan:} Garden croton Mussaenda luteola Rubiaceae  
51-1367 {rha.mo:}   Podocarpus imbricatus Podocarpaceae  
52-1368 {rha.ri.man} Rough buck wheat Fagopyrum tataricum Polygonaceae  
52-1369 {rha:} Cutch Acacia catechu Mimosaceae  
52-1370 {rha:saung:kri:} Spurge cactus Euphorbia antiquorum Euphorbiaceae  
52-1371 {rha:saung:hkyi}   Euphorbia submameliaris Euphorbiaceae  
52-1372 {rha:saung:prath~thad}   Euphorbia trigona Euphorbiaceae  
52-1373 {rha:saung:ming-hs:}   Euphorbia lirta Euphorbiaceae  
52-1374 {rha:saung:mring:na:} Common milk hedge Euphorbia neriifolia Euphorbiaceae  
52-1375 {rha:saung:lak-ho:}   Euphorbia tirucolli Euphorbiaceae  
52-1376 {rha:saung:lak-pat} Aloes Aloe vera Liliaceae 379
52-1377 {rha:saung:lak-wa:} Prickly pear Nopalea cochenillifera Cactaceae  
52-1378 {rha:saung:thain~ga.nait} Kiss-me-quick Euphorbia bojeri Euphorbiaceae  
52-1379 {rha:saung:tha.pait}   Echinocercus spp. Euphorbiaceae  
52-1380 {rha:hta.naung:}   Acacia macrocephala Mimosaceae  
52-1381 {rha:na.s:}   Stephania japonica Menispermaceae  
52-1382 {rhi:hko:}   Desmodium gyrans Papilionaceae  
52-1383 {rhauk} Lemon Citrus medica Rutaceae 395
52-1384 {rhauk-cho} Sweet lemon Citrus spp. Rutaceae  
52-1385 {rhauk-pan:} Pummelo Citrus grandis Rutaceae  
52-1386 {rhin-mhw:lwan:} Reed mace or lesser cat's tail Typha angustifolia Typhaceae  
52-1387 {rhis-l-hpru}   Swintonia schewnkii Anacardiaceae  
52-1388 {rhi.ma.tak} Wild asparagus Asparagus racemosus Liliaceae 399
52-1389 {rhain:hko} Asafoetida Ferula foetida Umbelliferae  
52-1390 {rham:ka.zau} Negro coffee Cassia occidentallis Caesalpiniaceae  
52-1391 {rham:hs:hka:kri:}   Grewia humilis Tiliaceae  
52-1392 {rham:nn-nn}   Carum petroelinum Umbelliferae  
52-1393 {rham:nham:} Perilla Perilla ocimoides Labiatae  
52-1394 {rham:pan:o}   Ocimum spp. Labiatae  
53-1395 {rw:ping} Wild liquorice Abrus precatorius Papilionaceae  
53-1396 {rhw-nghak-pyau} Red plantain Musa paradisia Musaceae  
53-1397 {rhw-tn-teing:}   Sida cordifolia Malvaceae  
53-1398 {rhw-ti.gon} Bastard ipecacuanha Asclepias curassavica Asclepiadaceae  
53-1399 {rhw-nw} Dodder Cuscuta reflexa Convolvulaceae 387
53-1400 {rhw-pan:}   Hedychium coronarium Zingiberaceae  
53-1401 {rhw-pan:nw}   Allamanda cathartica Apocynaceae  
53-1402 {rhw-hpa.roan} Red gourd Curcurbita maxima Cucurbitaceae  
53-1403 {rhw-wa:} Golden bamboo Bambusa vulgaris Gramineae  
53-1404 {rhw-wa-ka.l: Orchids Dendrobium jenkinsi Orchidaceae  
53-1405 {rhw-wa-pan:}   Allamanda cathartica Apocynaceae  
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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