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Taxon: Geonoma interrupta (Ruiz & Pav.) Mart.

Genus: Geonoma
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Geonomateae
Nomen number: 460739
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 2:8. 1823
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Mar-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


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

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominica, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, [St. Vincent] Trinidad and Tobago [Trinidad]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Bolivar, Merida, Zulia, Barinas, Monagas, Portuguesa, Sucre, Lara, Tachira, Yaracuy]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Para, Rondonia, Roraima]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Beni, La Paz] Colombia, [Antioquia, Magdalena, Meta, Norte de Santander, Santander, Valle, Choco, Guajira, Risaralda, Caqueta, Putumayo] Ecuador, [Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza] Peru [Huanuco, Madre de Dios, San Martin]


  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. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)

Check other web resources for Geonoma interrupta (Ruiz & Pav.) Mart. :

  • 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=460739. Accessed 16 February 2019.