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Taxon: Sabal mexicana Mart.

 
Genus: Sabal
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Sabaleae
Nomen number: 32590
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:246. 1838; t. 8, fig. 2-7. 1823
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Apr-2013 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Apr-2013
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 13 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Mexican palmetto  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • Rio Grande palmetto  (Source: F Tex) - English
  • Texas palmetto  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Victoria palmetto  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • sabal du Mexique  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • palma de mícharos  (Source: F Tex) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guerrero, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Abbiw, D. K. Useful plants of Ghana. 1990 (Use Pl Ghana)
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  8. Lockett, L. 1995. Historical evidence of the native presence of Sabal mexicana (Palmae) north of the lower Rio Grande Valley (Sida) 16:711-719.
  9. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  10. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:165.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  13. Zona, S. 1990. A monograph of Sabal (Arecaceae: Coryphoideae) (Aliso) 12:639-640.

Check other web resources for Sabal mexicana Mart. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.

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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=32590. Accessed 15 October 2018.