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Taxon: Phoenix loureiroi Kunth

Genus: Phoenix
Family: Arecaceae (alt. Palmae) subfamily: Coryphoideae tribe: Phoeniceae.
Nomen number: 103053
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 3:257. 1841 "loureirii"
Comment: epithet correctable to "loureiroi" in accordance with Melbourne ICN Art. 60.7 and Ex. 17
Name verified on: 14-Oct-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Common names:

  • Loureiro's palm   (Source: Pl Names ) – English
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of date   (based on its Asian lineage distant to the "Phoenix dactylifera clade" fide Acta Hort 994:22, 23, 34. 2013)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan; Hong Kong
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India; Nepal; Pakistan
    Indo-China: Cambodia; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Philippines

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Ballardini, M. et al. 2013. The chloroplast DNA locus psbZ-trnfM as a potential barcode marker in Phoenix L. (Arecaceae). ZooKeys 365:71–82.
  • Barrow, S. C. 1998. A monograph of Phoenix L. (Palmae: Coryphoideae). Kew Bull. 53:559. ["loureiri"].
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:157, 179.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Pintaud, J.-C. et al. 2013. Biogeography of the Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L., Arecaceae): Insights on the origin and on the structure of modern diversity. Acta Hort. 994:19–38.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
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Check other web resources for Phoenix loureiroi Kunth:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?103053 (19 September 2014)

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