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Taxon: Raphia sudanica A. Chev.

 
Genus: Raphia
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Calamoideae
Tribe: Lepidocaryeae
Subtribe: Raphiinae
Nomen number: 103071
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55(Mém. 8b):95. 1908
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Ivory Coast wine palm  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • northern raphia palm  (Source: Palms World) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (for palm wine fide Kew Bull 19:183. 1965); beverage base (for palm wine fide Kew Bull 19:183. 1965)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo


References:

  1. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. (L Palms)
  2. Jones, D. L. Palms throughout the world. 1994 (Palms World)
  3. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  4. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  5. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  7. Russell, T. A. 1965. The raphia palms of West Africa Kew Bull. 19:181.

Check other web resources for Raphia sudanica A. Chev. :

  • 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=103071. Accessed 17 November 2018.