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Taxon: Drymophloeus oliviformis (Giseke) Mart.

Genus: Drymophloeus
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Areceae
Subtribe: Ptychospermatinae
Nomen number: 14715
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:314. 1849 "olivaeformis"
Link to protologue:
Comment: published by Martius as an alternative name with Seaforthia oliviformis (Giseke) Mart. (Shenzhen ICN Art. 36.3)
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    • PAPUASIA: Indonesia [Papua (n.w.)]
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Maluku (Amboina, Buru, & Seram)] Philippines [Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao]

    Cultivated (widely cult.)


  1. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  2. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  3. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1953. Exotic palms in the western world. Gentes Herbarum 8:300-304.
  4. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:143.
  5. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. The types and lectotypes of some palm genera. Gentes Herbarum 9:254.
  6. Zona, S. 1999. Revision of Drymophloeus (Arecaceae: Arecoideae). Blumea 44:16.

Check other web resources for Drymophloeus oliviformis (Giseke) Mart. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14715. Accessed 11 July 2020.