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Taxon: Acrocomia aculeata (Jacq.) Lodd. et al. ex Mart.

 
Genus: Acrocomia
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Bactridinae
Nomen number: 1388
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:286. 1845
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/282220
Name Verified on: 17-Apr-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 42 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: starch; vegetable
  • Materials: fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Acrocomia+aculeata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  3. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms. Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  4. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  5. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  6. Henderson, A. et al. 1995. Field guide to the palms of the Americas
  7. Henderson, A. 1995. The palms of the Amazon Oxford University Press.
  8. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2 Note: = Acrocomia mexicana
  13. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:124.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  17. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  18. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  19. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield. 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 431-435.

Check other web resources for Acrocomia aculeata (Jacq.) Lodd. et al. ex Mart. :


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=1388. Accessed 23 July 2019.