Taxon: Serenoa repens (W. Bartram) Small

Genus: Serenoa
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
  Subfamily: Coryphoideae
      Tribe: Trachycarpeae
        Subtribe: Livistoninae
Nomen number: 103108
Place of publication: J. New York Bot. Gard. 27:197, t. 1-4. 1926
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; F NAmer; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Mississippi, - South Carolina

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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