Taxon: Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart.

 
Genus: Hyphaene
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Borasseae
Subtribe: Hyphaeninae
Nomen number: 19615
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:225, t. 131-133. 1838
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Human food: fruit ()
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_102.html,)
  • Materials: fiber (fide F Somalia; Use Pl WT Afr)
  • Materials: wood (fide F Somalia; Use Pl WT Afr)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Egypt [Sinai]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  3. Andrews, F. W. The flowering plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. (F Sudan)
  4. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  5. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. 2005 (L Palms)
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:147.
  14. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  18. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  19. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?19615. Accessed 25 May 2018.