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Taxon: Brahea edulis H. Wendl. ex S. Watson

 
Genus: Brahea
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Trachycarpeae
Subtribe: Livistoninae
Nomen number: 7620
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 11:120, 136. 1876
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • Guadeloupe palm  (Source: Cornucopia) - English
  • rock palm  (Source: Gen Palm) - English
  • sweet brahea palm  (Source: Gen Palm) - English
  • eßbare Hesperidenpalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • Guadalupepalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)
  • Materials: fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja (Guadalupe Island)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  2. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  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. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  6. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:131, 144.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands
  9. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield. 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr.
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Brahea edulis H. Wendl. ex S. Watson :

  • 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=7620. Accessed 16 October 2019.