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Taxon: Phytelephas macrocarpa Ruiz & Pav.

 
Genus: Phytelephas
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Ceroxyloideae
Tribe: Phytelepheae
Nomen number: 28245
Place of publication: Syst. veg. fl. peruv. chil. 301. 1798
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: beads; fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [El Beni, La Paz, Pando] Peru [Cusco, Huánuco, Junín, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, Ucayali]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Barfod, A. S. 1991. A monographic study of the subfamily Phytelephantoideae (Arecaceae). Opera Bot. 105:53. Note: with three subspecies
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms. Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  5. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  6. Henderson, A. 1995. The palms of the Amazon Oxford University Press.
  7. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:158.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  12. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505

Check other web resources for Phytelephas macrocarpa Ruiz & Pav. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.
  • 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=28245. Accessed 18 August 2019.