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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.
54-1447 {wa.U.} Round yam Amorphophallus campanulatus Araceae 423
54-1448 {wa} Cotton Gossypium spp. Malvaceae 427
54-1449 {wa-ka.l:} Cotton Gossypium neglectrum Malvaceae  
54-1450 {wa-kri:} Cotton Gossypium Obtusifolium Malvaceae  
55-1451 {wa-hso}   Elaeocarpus wallichii Elaeocarpaceae  
55-1452 {wa-hso-nw}   Ventilago madroaspatana Rhamnaceae  
55-1453 {wa:ni} Bamboo Dendrocalamus latiflorus Gramineae  
55-1454 {wa:-toap} Bamboo Oxytenanathera albociliata Gramineae  
55-1455 {wa:-kyap} Bamboo Bambusa binghami Gramineae  
55-1456 {wa:-kri:} Bamboo Dendrocalamus calostachyus Gramineae  
55-1457 {wa:-hka:} Bamboo Pseudostachyum wakha Gramineae  
55-1458 {wa:-swan:} Bamboo Neohouzeaua dulloa Gramineae  
55-1459 {wa:-to:} Bamboo Gigantochloa apus Gramineae  
55-1460 {wa:-nak} Bamboo Dendrocalamus longispathus Gramineae  
55-1461 {wa:-ni-pa:} Bamboo Pseudosorghum polymorphum Gramineae  
55-1462 {wa:-nw} Bamboo Dinochloa milellandi Gramineae  
55-1463 {wa:-nw-koat} Bamboo Dinochloa campactiflera Gramineae  
55-1464 {wa:-po:kraim} Cane Korthalsia lacinesa Palmaceae  
55-1465 {wa:-po:myak-hsan-ky} Bamboo Dendrocalamus hamittonii Palmaceae  
55-1466 {wa:-pyau.} Bamboo Dendrocalamus logifimbriatus Palmaceae  
55-1467 {wa:-prauk} Bamboo Oxytenanthera nigrociliata Gramineae  
55-1468 {wa:-hpru} Bamboo Dendrocalamus membronaceus Palmaceae  
55-1469 {wa:-hpru-ka.l:} Bamboo Bambusa oliveriana Palmaceae  
55-1470 {wa:-hpru-kri:} Bamboo Gigantochloa macrostachya Palmaceae  
55-1471 {wa:-Bo:} Bamboo Dendrocalamus brandisii Gramineae  
55-1472 {wa:-Bo:kri:} Giant bamboo Dendrocalamus giganteus Gramineae  
55-1473 {wa:-Bo::} Bamboo Dendrocalamus hookeri Gramineae  
55-1474 {wa:-Bw.} Bamboo Bambusa offinis Gramineae  
55-1475 {wa:-ming:} Bamboo Bambusa thalawwa Gramineae  
55-1476 {wa:-mring:} Bamboo Bambusa griffithiana Gramineae  
55-1477 {wa:-tha.pwut} Bamboo Neohouzeaus helferi Gramineae  
55-1478 {wn-tha.poap}   Quercus kingiana Fagaceae  
56-1479 {wn-u}   Clerodendrum schellangii Papilionaceae  
56-1480 {wak-ka-U.}   Dioscorea aculeata Dioscoreaceae  
56-1481 {wak-kyn}   Cyperus diffusus Cyperaceae  
56-1482 {wak-kraim}   Polygonum chinensus Polygonaceae  
56-1483 {wak-kraim}   Polygonum serrulatum Polygonaceae  
56-1484 {wak-kraim}   Polygonum stagninum Polygonaceae  
56-1485 {wak-kraim}   Polygonum tomentosum Polygonaceae  
56-1486 {wak-kraim-ka.l:}   Rumex nigricans Polygonaceae  
56-1487 {wak-sing-prwum:}   Dillenia parkinsonii Dilleniaceae  
56-1488 {wak-ma.lwut-nghak-pyau:} Chinese dwarf banana Musa chinensis Musaceae  
56-1489 {wak-mr-U.}   Cyperus rotundus Cyperaceae  
56-1490 {wak-la}   Cyperus tegetum Cyperaceae  
56-1491 {wak-lhyau}   Firmiana colorate Sterculiaceae  
56-1492 {wak-this-hkya.}   Quercus semiserrata Fagaceae  
56-1493 {wam:keik-prauk-hs:}   Peristrophe tinctoria Acanthaceae  
56-1494 {wh:} {gw:} Hog plum Spondias pinnata Acanthaceae  
56-1495 {wh:hkyo} Hog plum Spondias dulcis Acanthaceae  
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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