Taxon: Arenga pinnata (Wurmb) Merr.

 
Genus: Arenga
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
  Subfamily: Coryphoideae
      Tribe: Caryoteae
Nomen number: 3951
Place of publication: Interpr. Herb. amboin. 119. 1917
Name Verified on: 24-Nov-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Oct-2005
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Pl Res SEAs 9:54. 1996)
  • Human food: starch (fide Pl Res SEAs 9:54. 1996; Cornucopia)
  • Materials: fiber (fide Pl Res SEAs 9:54. 1996)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines

  • Cultivated:

    • :
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangxi, - Hainan, - Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates (Pl Res SEAs) 9:51.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. 2005 (L Palms)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. 1975-1979 (F Taiwan)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • Miller, R. H. 1964. The versatile sugar palm (Principes) 8:115-147.
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:127.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:50.
  • Whitmore, T. C. 1973. Palms of Malaya. 1973 (Palms Malaya)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Arenga pinnata (Wurmb) Merr. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.