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Taxon: Cycas rumphii Miq.

 
Genus: Cycas
Family: Cycadaceae
Nomen number: 12728
Place of publication: Bull. Sci. Phys. Nat. Néerl. 2:45. 1839
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • Ceylon sago  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • false sago  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • queen sago  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • Farnpalme  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • ci ye su tie  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental:
  • Human food: starch (fide Handb Nuts; Cycads)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (possibly)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: United States [Guam]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Other (species circumscription & range uncertain)

References:

  1. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  2. Duke, J. A. 1989. Handbook of Nuts CRC Press.
  3. Hill, K. D. & D. W. Stevenson. The cycad pages; World list of cycads (on-line resource). URL: http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/cycadpg?taxname=Cycas+rumphii target='_blank'
  4. Hill, K. D. 1995. The genus Cycas (Cycadaceae) in the Indian region, with notes on the application and typification of the name Cycas circinalis. Taxon 44:25.
  5. Jones, D. L. 1993. Cycads of the world, ancient plants in today's landscapes
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  7. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Cycas rumphii Miq. :

  • 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:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12728. Accessed 23 July 2019.