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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. Last Changed: 10-Apr-2019
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Distributional Range:


    • PAPUASIA: Indonesia [Papua Barat (n.w.)]
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Maluku (Amboina, Buru, & Seram)] Philippines [Sulu]

    Cultivated (widely cult.)


  1. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. (L Palms)
  2. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  3. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:143.
  4. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1953. Exotic palms in the western world (Gentes Herbarum) 8:300-304.
  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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14715. Accessed 20 June 2019.