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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.
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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  3. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Caryota+urens&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  10. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  11. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:134.
  12. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  14. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  15. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  16. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  17. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  18. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  19. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield. 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr.
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9290. Accessed 24 July 2019.