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Taxon: Attalea colenda (O. F. Cook) Balslev & A. J. Hend.

 
Genus: Attalea
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Attaleinae
Nomen number: 407181
Place of publication: Brittonia 39:1. 1987
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-May-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia (s.w.), Ecuador (w.)


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. Field guide to the palms of the Americas (Palms Amer)

Check other web resources for Attalea colenda (O. F. Cook) Balslev & A. J. Hend. :

  • 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=407181. Accessed 26 May 2019.