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Taxon: Bactris guineensis (L.) H. E. Moore

 
Genus: Bactris
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Bactridinae
Nomen number: 102806
Place of publication: Gentes Herbarum 9:251. 1963
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jul-2014
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • prickly-pole  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Tobago cane  (Source: Dict Gard) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (when young); ornamental (when young)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, [Puntarenas, Guanacaste] Nicaragua, [Chontales, Granada] Panama [Coclé, Los Santos, Panamá]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Bolivar, Cojedes, Guarico, Portuguesa, Zulia, Monagas]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia [Atlántico, Bolívar, Córdoba, Magdalena, Sucre, La Guajira]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  2. Henderson, A. 2000. Bactris (Palmae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 79:84.
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  4. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  5. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  6. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. (Gen Palm) 523.

Check other web resources for Bactris guineensis (L.) H. E. Moore :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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.
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102806. Accessed 26 April 2019.