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Taxon: Desmoncus orthacanthos Mart.

 
Genus: Desmoncus
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Bactridinae
Nomen number: 438331
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 2:87. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Mar-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Oaxaca, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Apure, Bolivar, Zulia, Amazonas, Barinas, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas, Bahia, Espirito Santo, Maranhao, Para, Rio de Janeiro, Rondonia, Roraima, Tocantins]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [La Paz, Santa Cruz] Colombia, [Atlantico, Bolivar, Magdalena, Guainia, Vichada] Ecuador [Napo]


References:

  1. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. (L Palms)
  2. Henderson, A. The palms of the Amazon. 1995 (Palms Amazon)
  3. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  4. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)

Check other web resources for Desmoncus orthacanthos Mart. :

  • 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=438331. Accessed 23 January 2019.