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Taxon: Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl.

 
Genus: Washingtonia
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Trachycarpeae
Subtribe: Livistoninae
Nomen number: 41967
Place of publication: Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 37:lxi. 1879
Link to protologue:
Comment: this combination appears only in the index to the journal, not in Wendland's article, to which the index entry (p. 68) refers
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • American cotton palm  (Source: Aust Pl Common Names) - English
  • California fan palm  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • California washingtonia  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • cotton palm  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • desert fan palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • petticoat palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • Washington palm  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • palmier évantail de Californie  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • kalifornische Washingtonpalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.w.), California (s.e.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte) (n.e.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Nevada (s.)]


References:

  1. Abbiw, D. K. 1990. Useful plants of Ghana Intermediate Technology Publications & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen Note: lists as Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: lists as Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl. ex de Bary
  5. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms. Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  6. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms. Note: lists as Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl. ex de Bary
  7. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California Note: lists as Washingtonia filifera (Linden) H. Wendl.
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  10. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as Washingtonia filifera (Linden) H. Wendl.
  12. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541 Note: lists as Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl.
  13. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:170,182. Note: lists as Washingtonia filifera (Linden) H. Wendl.
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield. 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. Note: lists as Washingtonia filifera (Linden) H. Wendl.
  16. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex André) H. Wendl. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=41967. Accessed 22 July 2019.