Taxon: Phormium tenax J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.

 
Genus: Phormium
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Hemerocallidoideae
Nomen number: 28069
Place of publication: Char. gen. pl. 48, t. 24. 1776
Link to protologue:
Comment: for date of publication see New Zealand J. Bot. 51:252-263. 2013
Typification:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Feb-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Econ Pl Aust; F Mesoamer)
  • Materials: fiber ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (Norfolk Island)]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand [Chatham Islands, North Island, South Island, Stewart Island]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. George, A. S., ed. 1994. Flora of Australia. (F Aust) 49:525.
  8. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  9. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

Check other web resources for Phormium tenax J. R. Forst. & G. Forst. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Phormium tenax cultivars
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: 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=28069. Accessed 23 May 2018.