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Taxon: Copernicia alba Morong

 
Genus: Copernicia
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Trachycarpeae
Subtribe: Livistoninae
Nomen number: 102892
Place of publication: Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 7:246. 1893
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • caranday palm  (Source: Pl Names) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Hortus 3)
  • Materials: wood (timber for poles)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (s.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Dahlgren, B. E. & S. F. Glassman 1961. A revision of the genus Copernicia. 1. South American species (Gentes Herbarum) 9:12-22.
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  3. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  4. Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia) 620.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:139.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Copernicia alba Morong :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.

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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=102892. Accessed 19 November 2018.