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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. Last Changed: 12-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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). (Ecocrop)
  2. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. 2005 (L Palms)
  3. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  5. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=313657. Accessed 15 October 2018.