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Taxon: Coccothrinax argentata (Jacq.) L. H. Bailey

Genus: Coccothrinax
Family: Arecaceae (alt. Palmae) subfamily: Coryphoideae tribe: Cryosophileae.
Nomen number: 102872
Place of publication: Gentes Herbarum 4:223, t. 140-143. 1939
Name verified on: 08-Apr-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 30-Jul-2014
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Biscayne palm   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • Florida silver palm   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • silver palm   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • silver thatch   (Source: F Bahamas ) – English
  • silvertop   (Source: F Bahamas ) – English
  • Florida-Silberpalme   (Source: Zander Ency [as C. argentea]) – German
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida [s.]
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Quintana Roo, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Bahamas; Colombia - San Andres Island; Cuba; Jamaica
    Mesoamerica: Honduras - Islas de la Bahia

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms. Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1–294.
  • Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  • Henderson, A. et al. 1995. Field guide to the palms of the Americas.
  • Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 3:328. [correct name for C. jucunda].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:138.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Coccothrinax argentata (Jacq.) L. H. Bailey:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?102872 (30 August 2014)

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