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Taxon: Dioon edule Lindl.

 
Genus: Dioon
Family: Zamiaceae
Nomen number: 14171
Place of publication: Edwards's Bot. Reg. 29: misc. 59. 1843
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (4 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango (possibly), Nuevo León (s.), San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas (s.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guerrero, Hidalgo (n.), Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Querétaro, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave (c.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  3. De Luca, P. et al. 1982. Distribution and variation of Dion edule (Zamiaceae). Brittonia 34:358.
  4. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  5. Gonzalez-Astorga, J. et al. 2003. Morphological and geographic variation of the cycad Dioon edule Lindl. (Zamiaceae): ecological and evolutionary implications. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 141:465-470.
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  7. 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=Dioon+edule target='_blank'
  8. Jones, D. L. 1993. Cycads of the world, ancient plants in today's landscapes
  9. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  12. Stevenson, D. W. et al. 1990. A world list of cycads. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 57:203.

Check other web resources for Dioon edule Lindl. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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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=14171. Accessed 16 July 2019.