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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.
Accessions: 19 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  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).
  8. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands
  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. Note: this study crossed Phoenix dactylifera (Tall) × P. pusilla (Dwarf)

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=28053. Accessed 21 July 2019.