Taxon: Chamaedorea cataractarum Mart.

 
Genus: Chamaedorea
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
  Subfamily: Arecoideae
      Tribe: Chamaedoreeae
Nomen number: 312643
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:309. 1849
Name Verified on: 30-Sep-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Feb-1999
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • cascade palm  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • cat palm  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • palmeira-capim  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • palmeira-cascata  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • palmeira-verde  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Oaxaca

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Balslev, H. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:135.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. 1920 (TreesS Mex)

Check other web resources for Chamaedorea cataractarum Mart. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.