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Taxon: Metroxylon amicarum (H. Wendl.) Becc.

 
Genus: Metroxylon
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Calamoideae
Tribe: Calameae
Subtribe: Metroxylinae
Nomen number: 103023
Place of publication: Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 12(2):187. 1918
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Caroline ivory nut palm  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • rupung  (Source: Palms World) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands, Micronesia [Pohnpei, Chuuk]


References:

  1. Elevitch, C. R., ed. The traditional tree initiative: species profiles for Pacific Island agroforestry (on-line resource). (Trad Tree Init)
  2. Jones, D. L. Palms throughout the world. 1994 (Palms World)
  3. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:152, 178.
  4. Moore, H. E., Jr. & F. R. Fosberg 1956. The palms of Micronesia and the Bonin Islands (Gentes Herbarum) 8:439-444.
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  6. Rauwerdink, J. B. 1986. An essay on Metroxylon, the sago palm (Principes) 30:176.
  7. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  8. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  9. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 1987 (Gen Palm) 246.

Check other web resources for Metroxylon amicarum (H. Wendl.) Becc. :

  • 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=103023. Accessed 17 October 2018.