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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. Last Changed: 10-Feb-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  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 Food Ind) 155.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  5. Henderson, A. The palms of the Amazon. 1995 (Palms Amazon)
  6. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  7. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  10. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  11. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

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 26 March 2019.