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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.
Accessions: 17 (3 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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 de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Brummitt, R. K. 1996. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 44. Taxon 45:680. Note: conservation of Oreodoxa regia Kunth recommended
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  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. 1995. Field guide to the palms of the Americas
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541 Note: = Roystonea elata (Bartram) F. Harper
  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).
  13. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  14. 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.
  15. Zona, S. 1996. Roystonea (Arecaceae: Arecoideae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 71:25-28.

Check other web resources for Roystonea regia (Kunth) O. F. Cook :

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=32237. Accessed 20 September 2019.