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Taxon: Brahea dulcis (Kunth) Mart.

 
Genus: Brahea
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Trachycarpeae
Subtribe: Livistoninae
Nomen number: 7619
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:244, t. 162. 1838; t. 137. 1837
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • apak palm  (Source: F Guat) - English
  • palma dulce  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish
  • soyal  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish (Mexico)
  • soyote  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish (Mexico)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacan, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  2. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  3. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  6. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  9. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:131.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  12. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 1987 (Gen Palm)

Check other web resources for Brahea dulcis (Kunth) 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=7619. Accessed 22 February 2019.