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Taxon: Roystonea regia (Kunth) O. F. Cook

 
Genus: Roystonea
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Roystoneeae
Nomen number: 32237
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 28:531. 1901, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Palma elata W. Bartram, nom. rej.
  • • based on Oreodoxa regia Kunth, nom. cons.
Name Verified on: 30-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 17 (3 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Taxon 43:662-664. 1994)
  • Materials: wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, [Inagua] Cayman Islands, [Grand Cayman] Cuba
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Honduras [Atlantida, Cortes]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Brummitt, R. K. 1996. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 44 (Taxon) 45:680.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  6. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  11. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:163.
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  14. Zona, S. 1996. Roystonea (Arecaceae: Arecoideae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 71:25-28.
  15. Zona, S. 1994. (1141) Proposal to conserve Oreodoxa regia Kunth, the basionym of Roystonea regia (Kunth) O. F. Cook, against Palma elata W. Bartram (Arecaceae) (Taxon) 43:662-664.

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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=32237. Accessed 17 November 2018.