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Taxon: Rhapidophyllum hystrix (Pursh) H. Wendl. & Drude

 
Genus: Rhapidophyllum
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Trachycarpeae
Subtribe: Rhapidinae
Nomen number: 31084
Place of publication: O. Drude, Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 34:803-804. 1876
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • blue-palmetto  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • needle palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • porcupine palm  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • palmier à aiguilles  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • Nadelpalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (s.), Florida, Georgia (s.), Mississippi (s.e.), South Carolina]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  2. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:162, 180.
  6. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. The types and lectotypes of some palm genera (Gentes Herbarum) 9:270-271.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)

Check other web resources for Rhapidophyllum hystrix (Pursh) H. Wendl. & Drude :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=31084. Accessed 18 November 2018.