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Taxon: Phoenix pusilla Gaertn.

 
Genus: Phoenix
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Phoeniceae
Nomen number: 28053
Place of publication: Fruct. sem. pl. 1:24, t. 9, fig. 2. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Oct-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 19 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Ceylon date palm  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • flour palm  (Source: Pl Names) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Kerala (s.), Tamil Nadu] Sri Lanka


References:

  1. Ballardini, M. et al. 2013. The chloroplast DNA locus psbZ-trnfM as a potential barcode marker in Phoenix L. (Arecaceae) (ZooKeys) 365:71-82.
  2. Barrow, S. C. 1998. A monograph of Phoenix L. (Palmae: Coryphoideae) Kew Bull. 53:555.
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:157.
  6. 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.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  9. Sudhersan, C. et al. 2009. Date palm crop improvement via T × D hybridization integrated with in vitro culture technique Acta Hort. 829:219-224.

Check other web resources for Phoenix pusilla Gaertn. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=28053. Accessed 15 November 2018.