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Taxon: Nypa fruticans Wurmb

 
Genus: Nypa
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Nypoideae
Nomen number: 25449
Place of publication: Verh. Batav. Genootsch. Kunsten 1:350. 1781
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (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:

  • Food additives: potential as sweetener (fide L Edible Pl; Pl Res SEAs 9:134. 1996)
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: fiber (for production of palm shingles) fiber (for production of palm shingles)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Ryukyu Islands]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Northern Territory]


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. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. DeFilipps, R. A. 1992. Ornamental garden plants of the Guianas Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
  4. Duke, J. A. 1989. Handbook of Nuts CRC Press.
  5. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 9:133-137.
  6. 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=Nypa+fruticans&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  8. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press. Note: = Nipa
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  16. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield. 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr.

Check other web resources for Nypa fruticans Wurmb :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=25449. Accessed 16 July 2019.