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Taxon: Caryota rumphiana Mart.

Genus: Caryota
Family: Arecaceae (alt. Palmae) subfamily: Coryphoideae tribe: Caryoteae.
Nomen number: 9286
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 3:195. 1838
Name verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Albert palm   (Source: Pl Names ) – English
  • fishtail palm   (Source: Palms World ) – English
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Indonesia - Irian Jaya, Moluccas; Papua New Guinea
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Queensland [n.]
  • PACIFIC
    Southwestern Pacific: Solomon Islands

References:

  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Bentham, G. 1863–1878. Flora australiensis.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Jones, D. L. 1994. Palms throughout the world.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:134, 173–4.
  • 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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Check other web resources for Caryota rumphiana Mart.:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?9286 (24 April 2014)

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