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Taxon: Chamaedorea cataractarum Mart.

Genus: Chamaedorea
Family: Arecaceae (alt. Palmae) subfamily: Arecoideae tribe: Chamaedoreeae.
Nomen number: 312643
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:309. 1849
Name verified on: 30-Sep-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Feb-1999
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • cascade palm   (Source: H. Balslev, p.c.) – English
  • cat palm   (Source: H. Balslev, p.c.) – English
  • palmeira-capim   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • palmeira-cascata   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • palmeira-verde   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Oaxaca

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Balslev, H. 1996. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:135.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Standley, P. C. 1920. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. [lists as C. cataractarum (Liebm.) Mart.].
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Check other web resources for Chamaedorea cataractarum Mart.:

  • 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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Cite as:
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?312643 (23 July 2014)

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