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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. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 California (Guadalupe Island)]


    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. 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). (Pl Names)
  8. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  9. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 1987 (Gen Palm)
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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 20 January 2019.