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Taxon: Elaeis oleifera (Kunth) Cortés

 
Genus: Elaeis
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Elaeidinae
Nomen number: 70242
Place of publication: Fl. columb. 1:203. 1897
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat (locally used in Brazil fide Palms Amazon); oil/fat (locally used in Brazil fide Palms Amazon)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Suriname, Venezuela (n.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia (n.), Ecuador, Peru


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. Croat, T. B. Flora of Barro Colorado Island. (F BarroColo)
  3. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  7. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. (L Palms)
  8. Grayum, M. H. 1998. Nomenclatural and taxonomic notes on Costa Rican palms (Arecaceae), with five new species (Phytologia) 84:307-327.
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Henderson, A. The palms of the Amazon. 1995 (Palms Amazon)
  11. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  12. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  13. Ithnin, M. et al. Elaeis (Wild Crop Rel Pl Orn) 6:113-124.
  14. Jones, D. L. Palms throughout the world. 1994 (Palms World)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  17. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:140.
  18. Pederson, H. B. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  21. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  22. Singh, R. et al. 2013. Oil palm genome sequence reveals divergence of interfertile species in Old and New worlds (Nature) 500:335-339.
  23. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  24. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)

Check other web resources for Elaeis oleifera (Kunth) Cortés :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=70242. Accessed 14 November 2018.