Eremospatha barendii Sunderl. (2002:361)

Rattan, Rattan palm



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing (Cosiaux et al., 2016)

Last record: 2012 (Cosiaux et al., 2016)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Sunderland, T. C. H. (2002). Two new species of Rattan (Palmae calamoideae) from Africa. Journal of Bamboo and Rattan 1(4): 361-369.


Other references:

Cosiaux, A., Gardiner, L. M. and Couvreur, T. (2016). Eremospatha barendii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T95316871A95316876. Accessed on 30 July 2022.

Couvreur, T. L. P., Faye, A. and Sonké, B. (2013). Palms of Southern Cameroon. Palms 57(3).

Couvreur, T. L. P. and Sunderland, T. C. H. (2022). Flore du Cameroun 44: 1-138. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique (Mesres), Yaoundé.

Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Onana, J.-M. and Cheek, M. (eds.). (2011). Red Data Book of the Flowering Plants of Cameroon: IUCN Global Assessments. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Sunderland, T. C. H. (2012). A taxonomic revision of the rattans of Africa (Arecaceae: Calamoideae). Phytotaxa 51: 1-76.


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