Taxon: Sabal palmetto (Walter) Lodd. ex Schult. & Schult. f.

 
Genus: Sabal
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
  Subfamily: Coryphoideae
      Tribe: Sabaleae
Nomen number: 32594
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 7(2):1487. 1830
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Apr-2013
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • blue palmetto  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • cabbage palm  (Source: AH 519) - English
  • cabbage palmetto  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • chou palmiste  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • Palmettopalme  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Georgia, - North Carolina, - South Carolina
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba; Turks and Caicos Islands

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. 1971 (F TFla)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:165.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. 1993 (China FlEncy)
  • Zona, S. 1990. A monograph of Sabal (Arecaceae: Coryphoideae) (Aliso) 12:646-650.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image