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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.
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: 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, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Pará, Rondônia]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [El Beni, Pando, Santa Cruz] Colombia, [Meta, Caquetá, Putumayo, Amazonas, Guainía, Vaupés, Vichada, Guaviare] 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. et al. 1995. Field guide to the palms of the Americas
  3. Henderson, A. 1995. The palms of the Amazon Oxford University Press.
  4. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  5. Lorenzi, H. et al. 1996. Palmeiras no Brasil: nativas e exóticas
  6. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: = Attalea regia
  9. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  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 17 October 2019.