Areca catechu L.

, Sp. Pl. [Linnaeus] 2: 1189 (1753).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:664107-1
Publication
Species Plantarum
Collation
2: 1189
Date of Publication
1 May 1753
Family as entered in IPNI
Arecaceae

Type Information

Locality
Habitat in India.
Bibliographic Type Information
Published illustration
Chosen By
H.E.Moore & J.Dransf. Taxon 28: 67, fig. 7. 1979
Type Published in
Published illustration
Type Specimen Note
Lectotype: Pinanga in Rumphius, Herb. Amboin., 1: 26, t. 4, 1741

Original Data

Remarks
Ind. or.; Malaya

Nomenclatural Notes

(as cathecu)

Remarks

Linnaeus (Syst. Veg., ed. 14: 986. 1784) changed the epithet spelling to: catechu.; Willdenow (Sp. Pl. ed. 4, 4(1): 594. 1805) also used the epithet catechu.