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Taxon: Attalea allenii H. E. Moore

Genus: Attalea
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Attaleinae
Nomen number: 438222
Place of publication: Gentes Herbarum 8:191. 1949
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Oct-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jul-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • taparín  (Source: Palms Amer) - Spanish (Colombia)
  • táparo  (Source: Palms Amer) - Spanish (Colombia)
  • igua  (Source: Palms Amer) - Spanish (Panama)
  • mangué  (Source: Palms Amer) - Spanish (Panama)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama [Bocas del Toro, Colón, Panamá]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia [Antioquia, Bolívar, Chocó, Córdoba, Valle del Cauca]


  1. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  2. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)

Check other web resources for Attalea allenii H. E. Moore :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=438222. Accessed 23 April 2019.