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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.
62-1664 {hing:kwat}   Dolichandrone serrulata Bignoniaceae  
62-1665 {hing:hka.paung:}   Momordica dioica Cucurbitaceae  
62-1666 {hing:ga.la}   Gynandropsis pentaphylla Capparidaceae  
62-1667 {hing:nu.n} Amaranth Amaranthus paniculatus Amaranthaceae  
62-1668 {hing:nu.n-hsu:pauk} Prickly amaranth Amaranthus spinosus Amaranthaceae 473
62-1669 {hing:nu.n (krwak-mri:)} Amaranth Amaranthus caudatus Amaranthaceae  
62-1670 {hing:nu.n-pan: (rwak-lha.)} Amaranth Amaranthus tricolour Amaranthaceae  
63-1671 {hing:pring:}   Gnetum gnemon Gnetaceae  
63-1672 {hing~tha-hkr}   Adiantum lunulatum Polyodiaceae  
63-1673 {hain:go} Asafoetida Ferula foetida Umbelliferae  
63-1674 {hoan:ping}   Derris elliptica Papilionaceae  
63-1675 {hoan:ra-za}   Casaeria graveolens Flacourtiaceae  
63-1676 {hn-tha-rz}   Adiantum capillus-veneris Po;ypodiaceae  
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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