Taxon: Ptychosperma elegans (R. Br.) Blume

 
Genus: Ptychosperma
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
  Subfamily: Arecoideae
      Tribe: Areceae
        Subtribe: Ptychospermatinae
Nomen number: 30330
Place of publication: Rumphia 2:118. 1839 ("1836")
Comment: sometimes confused in cultivation with Archontophoenix cunninghamiana
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Mar-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland, - Northern Territory

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Bentham, G. Flora australiensis. 1863-1878 (F AustBenth)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. 2005 (L Palms)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:160,180.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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