Taxon: Phoenix roebelenii O'Brien

 
Genus: Phoenix
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
  Subfamily: Coryphoideae
      Tribe: Phoeniceae
Nomen number: 28056
Place of publication: Gard. Chron. ser. 3, 6:475, 758. 1889
Name Verified on: 02-Jul-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Mar-2001
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • miniature date palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • pygmy date palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Roebelin palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • tamareira-anã  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • tamareira-de-jardim  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of date (based on its Asian lineage distant to the "Phoenix dactylifera clade" fide Acta Hort 994:22, 23, 34. 2013)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

References:

  • Ballardini, M. et al. 2013. The chloroplast DNA locus psbZ-trnfM as a potential barcode marker in Phoenix L. (Arecaceae) (ZooKeys) 365:71-82.
  • Ballardini, M. et al. 2013. The chloroplast DNA locus psbZ-trnfM as a potential barcode marker in Phoenix L. (Arecaceae) (ZooKeys) 365:71-82.
  • Barrow, S. C. 1998. A monograph of Phoenix L. (Palmae: Coryphoideae) Kew Bull. 53:530.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:157.
  • 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)
  • Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. 1965- (F SCatarin)
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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