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Taxon: Hyphaene compressa H. Wendl.

 
Genus: Hyphaene
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Borasseae
Subtribe: Hyphaeninae
Nomen number: 313657
Place of publication: Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 36:116. 1878
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • doum palm  (Source: F TE Afr) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber; fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia (s.), Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique


References:

  1. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Hyphaene+compressa&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  2. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  3. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  5. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Hyphaene compressa H. Wendl. :

  • 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=313657. Accessed 17 October 2019.