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Taxon: Bactris maraja Mart.

 
Genus: Bactris
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Bactridinae
Nomen number: 6256
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 2:93, t. 71, fig. 1. 1826
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-May-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • marajá  (Source: F Neotrop) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, [Limón, Puntarenas] Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Bolivar, Amazonas]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [El Beni, La Paz, Pando] Colombia, [Antioquia, Córdoba, Santander, Valle del Cauca, Chocó, Putumayo, Amazonas, Vichada] Ecuador, [Napo] Peru [Amazonas, Huánuco, Loreto, San Martín, Ucayali]


References:

  1. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms. Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  2. Hawkes, A. D. 1952. Studies in Brazilian palms III. A preliminary checklist of the palms of Brazil. Arq. Bot. Estado São Paulo 2:179-193.
  3. Henderson, A. 2000. Bactris (Palmae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 79:112.
  4. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  5. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:130.
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Bactris maraja Mart. :

  • 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=6256. Accessed 18 July 2019.