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Taxon: Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl.

 
Genus: Washingtonia
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Trachycarpeae
Subtribe: Livistoninae
Nomen number: 41967
Place of publication: Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 37:lxi. 1879
Link to protologue:
Comment: this combination appears only in the index to the journal, not in Wendland's article, to which the index entry (p. 68) refers
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • American cotton palm  (Source: Aust Pl Common Names) - English
  • California fan palm  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • California washingtonia  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • cotton palm  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • desert fan palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • petticoat palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Washington palm  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • palmier évantail de Californie  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • kalifornische Washingtonpalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.w.), California (s.e.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte (n.e.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Nevada (s.)]


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Abbiw, D. K. Useful plants of Ghana. 1990 (Use Pl Ghana)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  7. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. (L Palms)
  8. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  11. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  14. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:170,182.
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 1987 (Gen Palm)

Check other web resources for Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?41967. Accessed 11 December 2018.