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Taxon: Thrinax parviflora Sw.

 
Genus: Thrinax
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Cryosophileae
Nomen number: 36560
Place of publication: Prodr. 57. 1788
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Apr-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Apr-1996
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • broom palm  (Source: Smiths CB) - English
  • palmetto thatch  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • thatch palm  (Source: Smiths CB) - English
  • thatch-pole palm  (Source: Smiths CB) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Jamaica


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chase, A. R. & T. K. Broschat, eds. Diseases and disorders of ornamental palms (Diseases & Disorders)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage (Zander ed13)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:168.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  7. Read, R. W. 1975. The genus Thrinax (Palmae: Coryphoideae) Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 19:69-77.
  8. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  9. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. (Gen Palm)

Check other web resources for Thrinax parviflora Sw. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=36560. Accessed 24 May 2019.