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Taxon: Sabal glabra (Mill.) Sarg.

Synonym of Sabal minor (Jacq.) Pers.

Genus: Sabal
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Sabaleae
Nomen number: 32586
Place of publication: Sylva N. Amer. 10:38, note 3. 1896, nom. utique rej.
Link to protologue:
  • • sensu Sarg., non S. glabra (Mill.) Sarg.
  • • the basionym Chamaerops glabra Mill. is a rejected name (nom. utique rej.) under Shenzhen ICN Art. 56 (see App. V) that is unavailable for use, which preserves usage of Sabal minor (Jacq.) Pers.
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-2019 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2014. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66. Taxon 63:1364. Note: proposal recommended
  2. Reveal, J. L. et al. 2013. (2145–2146) Proposals to reject the names Chamaerops glabra (Sabal glabra) and Sabal blackburnia with a comment on the nomenclatural status of S. umbraculifera (Arecaceae). Taxon 62:630-632.
  3. Wilson, K. L. 2016. Report of the General Committee: 15. Taxon 65:1150. Note: proposal recommended
  4. Zona, S. 1990. A monograph of Sabal (Arecaceae: Coryphoideae). Aliso 12:659. Note: a nomen ambiguum

Check other web resources for Sabal glabra (Mill.) Sarg. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=32586. Accessed 4 August 2020.