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Taxon: Chamaedorea cataractarum Mart.

 
Genus: Chamaedorea
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Chamaedoreeae
Nomen number: 312643
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:309. 1849
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Sep-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Feb-1999
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • cascade palm  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • cat palm  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • palmeira-capim  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • palmeira-cascata  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • palmeira-verde  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Oaxaca]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Balslev, H. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  2. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  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) 7:135.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  7. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)

Check other web resources for Chamaedorea cataractarum Mart. :

  • 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=312643. Accessed 19 October 2018.