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Taxon: Raphia vinifera P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Raphia
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Calamoideae
Tribe: Lepidocaryeae
Subtribe: Raphiinae
Nomen number: 30868
Place of publication: Fl. Oware 1:77. 1806
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Mar-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: cane (source of poles); cane (source of poles); cane (source of poles); cane (source of poles)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, [Bioko] Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Ghana, Nigeria


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  5. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. (L Palms)
  6. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  7. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  8. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  9. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:192.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Russell, T. A. 1965. The raphia palms of West Africa Kew Bull. 19:179.
  12. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  13. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 1987 (Gen Palm) 275.

Check other web resources for Raphia vinifera P. Beauv. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=30868. Accessed 17 December 2018.