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Taxon: Sabal causiarum (O. F. Cook) Becc.

 
Genus: Sabal
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Sabaleae
Nomen number: 103089
Place of publication: Webbia 2:71. 1907
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Apr-2013
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 7 (6 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Puerto Rican hat palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Puerto Rican palmetto  (Source: Trees PR) - English
  • palma de escoba  (Source: Contr US Natl Herb) - Spanish
  • palma de sombrero  (Source: Trees PR) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Center for Plant Conservation listed:
  • Environmental:
  • Materials: fiber (for making hats and other items)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominican Republic (s.), Haiti (s.), Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British) [Anegada]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong 2005. Monocotyledons and gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 52:149.
  2. Center for Plant Conservation Center for Plant Conservation National Collection of Endangered Plants (on-line resource). (CPC Nat Coll)
  3. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  4. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  8. Little, E. L., Jr. et al. Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. (Trees PR)
  9. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:164.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Zona, S. 1990. A monograph of Sabal (Arecaceae: Coryphoideae) (Aliso) 12:627-628.

Check other web resources for Sabal causiarum (O. F. Cook) Becc. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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=103089. Accessed 14 December 2018.