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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. Last Changed: 27-Apr-1995
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 9 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. DeFilipps, R. A. Ornamental garden plants of the Guianas. 1992 (Orn Pl Guian)
  4. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  5. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates (Pl Res SEAs) 9:133-137.
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 1987 (Gen Palm)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25449. Accessed 19 November 2018.