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Taxon: Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart.

 
Genus: Hyphaene
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Borasseae
Subtribe: Hyphaeninae
Nomen number: 19615
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:225, t. 131-133. 1838
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 15 (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:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Materials: fiber; fiber; wood; wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Egypt [Sinai]


    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. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976-. Flora of Libya.
  3. Andrews, F. W. 1950-1956. The flowering plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan.
  4. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  5. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Hyphaene+thebaica&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  9. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:147.
  14. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_102.html target='_blank'
  18. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  19. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: mentions

Check other web resources for Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart. :

  • 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=19615. Accessed 13 November 2019.