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Taxon: Attalea maripa (Aubl.) Mart.

 
Genus: Attalea
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Attaleinae
Nomen number: 407180
Place of publication: A. D. d'Orbigny, Voy. Amérique mér. 7(3). Palmiers 123. 1844
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as oil/fat; potential as oil/fat

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Trinidad and Tobago [Trinidad]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Bolivar, Amazonas, Monagas, Sucre, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Para, Rondonia]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Beni, Pando, Santa Cruz] Colombia, [Amazonas, Caqueta, Guainia, Guaviare, Meta, Putumayo, Vaupes, Vichada] Ecuador, [Napo] Peru [Loreto, Madre de Dios, Ucayali]


References:

  1. Feil, J. P. 1996. Fruit production of Attalea colenda (Arecaceae) in coastal Ecuador - An alternative oil resource? Econ. Bot. 50:300-309.
  2. Henderson, A. The palms of the Amazon. 1995 (Palms Amazon)
  3. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  4. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  5. Lorenzi, H. et al. Palmeiras no Brasil: nativas e exóticas. 1996 (Palms Brasil)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  9. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  10. Vásquez Martínez, R. et al. 2002. Adiciones a la Flora Peruana: especies nuevas, nuevos registros y estados taxonómicos de las Angiospermas para el Perú (Arnaldoa) 9(2):57.

Check other web resources for Attalea maripa (Aubl.) 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=407180. Accessed 22 February 2019.