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Taxon: Bactris major Jacq.

 
Genus: Bactris
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Bactridinae
Nomen number: 6255
Place of publication: Select. stirp. amer. hist. ed 2:136. 1781 (ed. 1:280. 1763, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue: http://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/ing/Libro.php?Libro=2814&Pagina=140
Comment: Bactris was not validly published until 1777
Name Verified on: 14-Dec-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Amazonas, Apure, Barinas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro, Monagas, Portuguesa, Yaracuy, Zulia]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Maranhão, Pará, Piauí, Rondônia]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Cochabamba, El Beni, Pando, Santa Cruz] Colombia, [Bolívar, Córdoba, Magdalena, Norte de Santander] Ecuador, [Sucumbíos] Peru [Loreto, San Martín]


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  2. Croat, T. B. 1978. Flora of Barro Colorado Island.
  3. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms. Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  4. Henderson, A. 2000. Bactris (Palmae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 79:106.
  5. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  6. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:129.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  9. Spellman, D. L. et al. 1975, 1981. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83.
  10. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Bactris major Jacq. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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=6255. Accessed 16 September 2019.