Taxon: Orbignya phalerata Mart.

Synonym of Attalea speciosa Mart. ex Spreng.

Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Attaleinae
Nomen number: 313413
Place of publication: A. D. d'Orbigny, Voy. Amérique mér. 7(3). Palmiers 126, t. 13, fig. 2, t. 32a. 1844
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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  2. Balick, M. J. & H. T. Beck, eds. 1990. Useful palms of the world. A synoptical bibliography. 1990 (Use Palms) 54, 63.
  3. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  4. Feil, J. P. 1996. Fruit production of Attalea colenda (Arecaceae) in coastal Ecuador - An alternative oil resource? Econ. Bot. 50:300.
  5. Henderson, A. The palms of the Amazon. 1995 (Palms Amazon)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)

Check other web resources for Orbignya phalerata Mart. :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 23 June 2018.