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Taxon: Phoenix sylvestris (L.) Roxb.

Genus: Phoenix
Family: Arecaceae (alt. Palmae) subfamily: Coryphoideae tribe: Phoeniceae.
Nomen number: 28059
Place of publication: Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 3:787. 1832
Name verified on: 14-Oct-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Oct-1999
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV).
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • date sugar palm   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Indian date   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • silver date palm   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • wild date palm   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Silber-Dattelpalme   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • Walddattelpalme   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • tamareira-brava   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • indisk dadelpalm   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Bihar, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal; Nepal

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • 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. 53:541.
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1969. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi. 8:25–28.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 3:343.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Check other web resources for Phoenix sylvestris (L.) Roxb.:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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?28059 (24 April 2014)

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