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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.
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, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, [Bioko] Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Ghana, Nigeria


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. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  5. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  6. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  8. Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria
  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).
  11. Russell, T. A. 1965. The raphia palms of West Africa. Kew Bull. 19:179.
  12. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands
  13. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield. 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=30868. Accessed 20 September 2019.