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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. Last Changed: 10-Jul-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 42 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • 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. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  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 World checklist of palms. 2005 (L Palms)
  5. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  6. Henderson, A. The palms of the Amazon. 1995 (Palms Amazon)
  7. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  8. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  13. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:124.
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  18. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  19. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 1987 (Gen Palm) 431-435.

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

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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=1388. Accessed 22 October 2018.