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Taxon: Caryota urens L.

 
Genus: Caryota
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Caryoteae
Nomen number: 9290
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1189. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • fishtail palm  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • jaggery palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • kitul-tree  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • sago palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • solitary fishtail palm  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • toddy palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • wine palm  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • caryote brûlant  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • palmier céleri  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Brennpalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • Fischschwanzpalme  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • Kitulpalme  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • Sagopalme  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • palmera de sagú  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • fiskstjärtspalm  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Food additives:
  • Human food: starch
  • Materials: fiber
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar
    • MALESIA: Malaysia (Malaya)


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

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. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  3. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  10. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  11. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:134.
  12. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  16. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  17. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  18. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  19. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 1987 (Gen Palm)
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Caryota urens L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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=9290. Accessed 19 November 2018.