Chamaerops humilis L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1187 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & Central Medit. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s). It is has environmental uses, as animal food and a medicine and for fuel and food.

Distribution

Native to:

Algeria, Baleares, France, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia

Introduced into:

Azores, Corse, Dominican Republic

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Schäfer, H. (2021). Flora of the Azores a field guide: 1-445. Margraf Publishers GmbH.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Schäfer, H. (2021). Flora of the Azores a field guide: 1-445. Margraf Publishers GmbH.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Dempewolf, H., Eastwood, R. J., Guarino, L., Khoury, C. K., Müller, J. V. & Toll, J. (2014). Adapting agriculture to climate change: a global initiative to collect, conserve, and use crop wild relatives. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 38, 369-377.
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • Palmweb (2021). Palmweb: Palms of the World Online. http://palmweb.org/node/2
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (ed.) (1999). Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL) database. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London.
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
29047.065 No
29047.487 No
Tuley, P. [5014], United Kingdom 29047.702 No
Dransfield, J. [4461] 43750.000 No
Dransfield, J. [7328], Spain 62924.000 No
Dransfield, J. [7327], Spain 63009.000 No
Dransfield, J. [7328], Spain K000208610 No
Boissier, E. [s.n.], Spain K000208612 No
Birch Wolfe, T. [s.n.], Italy K000208619 No
Birch Wolfe, T. [s.n.], Italy K000208620 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [9978], Portugal K000208623 No
Bourgeau, E. [484], Spain K000208625 No
Alexander, C. [s.n.], Italy K000208627 No
Thomas, P. [s.n.], Italy K000208629 No
unknown [847] K000208633 No
Birch Wolfe, T. [s.n.], Algeria K000208639 No
Beccari, O. [s.n.] K000208647 No
Sanderson, H. [HS101], Morocco K000208648 No
Fay [1157], Tunisia K000208653 No
Gibbons, M. [s.n.], Morocco K000208656 No
illegible [s.n.], Italy K000208624 No
Birch Wolfe, T. [s.n.], Algeria K000208641 No
Birch Wolfe, T. [s.n.], Algeria K000208644 No
Edmonds, M.E. [99], Spain K000208622 No
Trethewy, A.W. [98], Morocco K000208638 No
Salzmann [s.n.] K000208634 No
illegible [s.n.], Italy K000208628 No
Sanderson, H. [HS105], Morocco K000208652 No
unknown [s.n.], Italy K000208630 No
Moris [s.n.], Italy K000208635 No
Gibbons, M. [s.n.], Morocco K000208655 No
Trethewy, A.W. [s.n.], Morocco K000208637 No
Munby, G. [s.n.], Algeria K000208642 No
Higgins, E.K. [s.n.], Spain K000208616 No
Whiting, M.M. [156], Morocco K000208646 No
unknown [s.n.], Italy K000208631 Yes
Birch Wolfe, T. [s.n.], Algeria K000208643 No
Barrow, S. [76], Spain K000208609 No
illegible [s.n.] K000208617 No
Dransfield, J. [JS7327], Spain K000114471 No
illegible [s.n.], Italy K000208626 No
Brummitt, R.K. [5936], Spain K000208614 No
unknown [s.n.], Monaco K000208636 No
Lemann [s.n.] K000208632 Yes
Reverchon, E. [64], Spain K000208618 No
Birch Wolfe, T. [s.n.], Algeria K000208640 No
Sanderson, H. [HS104], Morocco K000208651 No
Birch Wolfe, T. [s.n.], Italy K000208621 No
Hooker [s.n.], Morocco K000208645 No
Sanderson, H. [HS103], Morocco K000208650 No
Sanderson, H. [HS102], Morocco K000208649 No
Jury, S.L. [11708], Morocco K000208657 No
Ellman, E. [324], Spain K000208611 No
Bourgeau, E. [494], Spain K000208613 No
Brummitt, R.K. [5936], Spain K000208615 No
Gibbons, M. [s.n.], Morocco K000208654 No

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Palmweb - Palms of the World Online

    • Palmweb 2011. Palmweb: Palms of the World Online. Published on the internet http://www.palmweb.org. Accessed on 21/04/2013
    • Content licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0