Taxon: Attalea cohune Mart.

 
Genus: Attalea
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Attaleinae
Nomen number: 6060
Place of publication: A. D. d'Orbigny, Voy. Amérique mér. 7(3). Palmiers 121. 1844
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as Orbignya)
  • Human food: oil/fat (fide L Edible Pl; Cornucopia)
  • Animal food: fodder ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  3. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Glassman, S. F. 1977. Preliminary taxonomic studies in the palm genus Orbignya Mart. (Phytologia) 36:97-98.
  6. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  9. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=6060. Accessed 25 April 2018.