Taxon: Phoenix sylvestris (L.) Roxb.

 
Genus: Phoenix
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Phoeniceae
Nomen number: 28059
Place of publication: Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 3:787. 1832
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 14-Oct-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: sweetener (fide Dict Gard; Cornucopia)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Human food: beverage base ()
  • Human food: fruit ()
  • Animal food: fodder ()
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of date (based on belonging to the "Phoenix dactylifera clade" fide Acta Hort 994:21, 22, 34. 2013)
  • Materials: cane (fide Wealth India RM 8:28. 1969)
  • Materials: fiber (fide Wealth India RM 8:28. 1969)
  • Materials: wood (fide Wealth India RM 8:28. 1969)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Bihar, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal] Nepal


    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. Ballardini, M. et al. 2013. The chloroplast DNA locus psbZ-trnfM as a potential barcode marker in Phoenix L. (Arecaceae) (ZooKeys) 365:71-82.
  3. Barrow, S. C. 1998. A monograph of Phoenix L. (Palmae: Coryphoideae) Kew Bull. 53:541.
  4. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1969. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM) 8:25-28.
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  9. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt) 3:343.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  13. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:157.
  14. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  15. Pintaud, J.-C. et al. 2013. Biogeography of the Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L., Arecaceae): Insights on the origin and on the structure of modern diversity Acta Hort. 994:19-38.
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  18. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  19. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  20. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  21. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Phoenix sylvestris (L.) Roxb. :

  • 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?28059. Accessed 22 April 2018.