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Taxon: Astrocaryum vulgare Mart.

 
Genus: Astrocaryum
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Bactridinae
Nomen number: 5941
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 2:74, t. 62-63. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat
  • Materials: lipids; lipids

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Maranhão, Pará, Tocantins]


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Arkcoll, D. B. & C. R. Clemenet. 1989. Potential new food crops from the Amazon. In: G. E. Wickens et al., New crops for food and industry. New crops for food and industry 155.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Astrocaryum+vulgare&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  5. Henderson, A. 1995. The palms of the Amazon Oxford University Press.
  6. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  7. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname.
  10. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  11. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.

Check other web resources for Astrocaryum vulgare Mart. :

  • 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=5941. Accessed 19 October 2019.