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Taxon: Desmoncus polyacanthos Mart.

 
Genus: Desmoncus
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Bactridinae
Nomen number: 403911
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 2:85. 1824; t. 68. 1826
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Suriname bramble palm  (Source: Pl Names) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: St. Vincent and Grenadines, [St. Vincent] Trinidad and Tobago [Trinidad]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Apure, Bolivar, Amazonas, Anzoategui, Barinas, Miranda, Carabobo, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Para, Roraima]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Pando, Santa Cruz] Colombia, [Meta, Amazonas, Guainia, Vichada] Ecuador, [Napo] Peru [Cuzco, Huanuco, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco]


References:

  1. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas. 1992 (L Guianas)
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. (L Palms)
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  5. Henderson, A. The palms of the Amazon. 1995 (Palms Amazon)
  6. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  7. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  8. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  9. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:143.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)

Check other web resources for Desmoncus polyacanthos Mart. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=403911. Accessed 24 January 2019.