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Taxon: Aphandra natalia (Balslev & A. J. Hend.) Barfod

 
Genus: Aphandra
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Ceroxyloideae
Tribe: Phytelepheae
Nomen number: 406771
Place of publication: Opera Bot. 105:44. 1991
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Apr-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Apr-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as oil/fat (fide Rev Peruana Biol 15:107. 2008)
  • Materials: fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, [Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza] Peru [Loreto, Ucayali]


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador (s.e.)


References:

  1. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. (L Palms)
  2. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  3. Henderson, A. The palms of the Amazon. 1995 (Palms Amazon)
  4. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  5. Kronborg, M. et al. 2008. Aphandra natalia (Arecaceae) - a little known source of piassaba fibers from the western Amazon Revista Peruana Biol. 15(suppl. 1):103-113.
  6. Petersen, H. B. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Aphandra natalia (Balslev & A. J. Hend.) Barfod :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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?406771. Accessed 17 December 2018.