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Taxon: Coccothrinax argentata (Jacq.) L. H. Bailey

 
Genus: Coccothrinax
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Cryosophileae
Nomen number: 102872
Place of publication: Gentes Herbarum 4:223, t. 140-143. 1939
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Apr-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jul-2014
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 8 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Biscayne palm  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • Florida silver palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • silver palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • silver thatch  (Source: F Bahamas) - English
  • silvertop  (Source: F Bahamas) - English
  • Florida-Silberpalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Zander ed14)
  • Materials: fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Quintana Roo, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Colombia, [San Andres Island] Cuba, Jamaica
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Honduras [Islas de la Bahia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  6. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. 2005 (L Palms)
  7. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  8. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt) 3:328.
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  11. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:138.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)

Check other web resources for Coccothrinax argentata (Jacq.) L. H. Bailey :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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?id=102872. Accessed 22 October 2018.