Taxon: Phoenix dactylifera L.

 
Genus: Phoenix
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
  Subfamily: Coryphoideae
      Tribe: Phoeniceae
Nomen number: 28046
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1188. 1753
Name Verified on: 14-Oct-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Oct-1999
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV)
Accessions: 1392 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Human food: beverage base (fide Cornucopia)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Cornucopia)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Kew Bull 53:548. 1998)
  • Materials: fiber (fide Dict Econ Pl)
  • Materials: wood (fide Dict Econ Pl)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Uncertain:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman

  • Cultivated:

    . only cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Al-Khalifah, N. S. & E. Askari 2003. Molecular phylogeny of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) cultivars from Saudi Arabia by DNA fingerprinting Theor. Appl. Genet. 107:1266-1270.
  • Al-Mahmoud, M. E. et al. 2012. DNA-based assays to distinguish date palm (Arecaceae) gender Amer. J. Bot. 99:e7-e10.
  • Barrow, S. C. 1998. A monograph of Phoenix L. (Palmae: Coryphoideae) Kew Bull. 53:544.
  • Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. 1953-1972 (F EthiopCuf)
  • Doyle, M. F. & D. Fuller 1998. Palms of Fiji-I. Endemic, indigenous, and naturalized species:changes in nomenclature... Harvard Pap. Bot. 3:95-100.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:157.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • Norton, J. et al. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar. 2009 (Ill L Qatar)
  • Pintaud, J.-C. 2010. Modèle de domestication et structure de l'agrobiodiversité du palmier dattier (Phoenix dactylifera L.) (Biotechnol Palm Datt) 107-111.
  • Pintaud, J.-C. 2010. Modèle de domestication et structure de l'agrobiodiversité du palmier dattier (Phoenix dactylifera L.) (Biotechnol Palm Datt) 107-111.
  • Pintaud, J.-C. et al. 2013. Biogeography of the Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L., Arecaceae): Insights on the origin and on the structure of modern diversity Acta Hort. 994:19-38.
  • Pintaud, J.-C. et al. 2013. Biogeography of the Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L., Arecaceae): Insights on the origin and on the structure of modern diversity Acta Hort. 994:19-38.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. 1965- (F SCatarin)
  • Rivera, D. et al. 2008. Morphological systematics of date-palm diversity (Phoenix, Arecaceae) in western Europe and some preliminary molecular results Acta Hort. 799:97-104
  • St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  • Terral, J.-F. et al. 2012. Insights into the historical biogeography of the date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) using geometric morphometry of modern and ancient seeds J. Biogeogr. 39:929-941.
  • Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 1968 (Dict Econ Pl)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Yang, M. et al. 2010. The complete chloroplast genome sequence of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) (PloS One) 5:e12672.
  • Zehdi-Azouzi, S. et al. 2015. Genetic structure of the date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) in the Old World reveals a strong differentiation between eastern and western populations Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 116:101-112.

Check other web resources for Phoenix dactylifera L. :

  • 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.

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