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Taxon: Hyphaene coriacea Gaertn.

 
Genus: Hyphaene
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Borasseae
Subtribe: Hyphaeninae
Nomen number: 19611
Place of publication: Fruct. sem. pl. 1:28, t. 10, fig. 2. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber; fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar (w.)


References:

  1. Dale, I. R. & P. J. Greenway. 1961. Kenya trees & shrubs.
  2. Dransfield, J. & H. Beentje. 1995. The palms of Madagascar
  3. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. 1979, 1986. Index nomina genericorum Note: 1979; suppl. 1986
  4. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:147.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Hyphaene coriacea Gaertn. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19611. Accessed 17 July 2019.