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Taxon: Nephrosperma vanhoutteanum (H. Wendl. ex Van Houtte) Balf. f.

Genus: Nephrosperma
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Areceae
Subtribe: Verschaffeltiinae
Nomen number: 25205
Place of publication: J. G. Baker, Fl. Mauritius 386. 1877
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (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)

Common names:

  • Seychelles palm  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • latanier millepattes  (Source: Palms World) - French

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Seychelles


  1. Bailey, L. H. 1942. Palms of the Seychelles Islands. Gentes Herbarum 6:42-46.
  2. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  3. Jones, D. L. 1994. Palms throughout the world
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  5. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:154.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  7. Robertson, S. A. 1989. Flowering plants of Seychelles

Check other web resources for Nephrosperma vanhoutteanum (H. Wendl. ex Van Houtte) Balf. f. :

  • 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=25205. Accessed 26 May 2020.