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Taxon: Roystonea oleracea (Jacq.) O. F. Cook

 
Genus: Roystonea
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Roystoneeae
Nomen number: 32236
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 28:554. 1901
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Mar-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 7 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Caribbean royal palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • royal palm  (Source: F LAnt) - English
  • South American royal palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Barbados-Königspalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • mapora  (Source: Palms Amer) - Spanish (Colombia, Venezuela)
  • kålpalm  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Trinidad and Tobago
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Bolivar, Barinas, Cojedes, Falcon, Monagas, Federal District, Carabobo, Yaracuy]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia [Arauca, Casanare, Meta]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda [Antigua]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  3. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  4. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  5. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  8. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:163.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Zona, S. 1996. Roystonea (Arecaceae: Arecoideae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 71:23.

Check other web resources for Roystonea oleracea (Jacq.) O. F. Cook :

  • 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=32236. Accessed 19 November 2018.