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Taxon: Astrocaryum standleyanum L. H. Bailey

 
Genus: Astrocaryum
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Bactridinae
Nomen number: 5939
Place of publication: Gentes Herbarum 3:88. 1933
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Oct-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Jul-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • mocora  (Source: Econ Bot) - Spanish (Ecuador)

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


References:

  1. Borgtoft Pedersen, H. 1994. Mocora palm-fibers: use and management of Astrocaryum standleyanum (Arecaceae) in Ecuador Econ. Bot. 48:310-325.
  2. Henderson, A. The palms of the Amazon. 1995 (Palms Amazon)
  3. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  5. Velásquez Runk, J. 2001. Wounaan and Emberá use of the fiber palm Astrocaryum standleyanum (Arecaceae) for basketry in eastern Panamá Econ. Bot. 55:72-82.

Check other web resources for Astrocaryum standleyanum L. H. Bailey :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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=5939. Accessed 23 February 2019.