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Taxon: Iguanura geonomiformis (Griff.) Mart.

Genus: Iguanura
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Areceae
Nomen number: 434927
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:229. 1838 "geonomaeformis"
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 23-Jan-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 16:130. 2000)
  • Social: stimulant; stimulant

Distributional Range:


    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, [Johor, Kelantan, Melaka, Pahang, Perak, Selangor] Singapore


  1. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. (L Palms)
  2. Keat, L. C. 1996. Unravelling Iguanura Bl. (Palmae) in penisular Malaysia Gard. Bull. Singapore 48:34.
  3. Vossen, H. A. M. van der & M. Wessel, eds. 2000. Stimulants (Pl Res SEAs) 16:130.

Check other web resources for Iguanura geonomiformis (Griff.) Mart. :

  • 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=434927. Accessed 23 May 2019.