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Taxon: Lepidocaryum tenue Mart.

 
Genus: Lepidocaryum
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Calamoideae
Tribe: Lepidocaryeae
Subtribe: Mauritiinae
Nomen number: 454482
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 2:51. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: beads; fiber; fiber (for thatching) fiber (for thatching)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela [Bolivar, Amazonas]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas, Mato Grosso (n.), Pará]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, [Amazonas, Guainía, Vaupés] Peru [Loreto, San Martín]


References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  2. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  3. Henderson, A. et al. 1995. Field guide to the palms of the Americas
  4. Henderson, A. 1995. The palms of the Amazon Oxford University Press.
  5. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_96.html target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Lepidocaryum tenue Mart. :

  • 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=454482. Accessed 23 July 2019.