Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart.

First published in Hist. Nat. Palm. 3: 226 (1838)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to Egypt and Arabian Peninsula. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Yemen

Introduced into:

Netherlands Antilles

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

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.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Couvreur, T.L.P. & Sunderland, T.C.H. (2022). Flore du Cameroun 44: 1-138. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique (Mesres), Yaoundé.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Meyer, J.-Y., Lavergne, C. & Hodel, D.R. (2008). Time bombs in gardens: invasive ornamental palms in tropical islands, with emphasis on French Polynesia (Pacific Ocean) and the Mascarenes (Indian Ocean). Palms; Journal of the International Palm Society 52: 23-35.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Beccari in Agric. Col. 2: 162 (1908)
  • Beccari in Palme Borass. 23 (1924)
  • Chev. & Dubois in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 18: 93 (1938).
  • Chev. Bot. 676
  • F.T.A. 8: 120
  • Hist. Nat. Palm. 3: 226, tt. 131-3 (1839)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Couvreur, T.L.P. & Sunderland, T.C.H. (2022). Flore du Cameroun 44: 1-138. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique (Mesres), Yaoundé.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Meyer, J.-Y., Lavergne, C. & Hodel, D.R. (2008). Time bombs in gardens: invasive ornamental palms in tropical islands, with emphasis on French Polynesia (Pacific Ocean) and the Mascarenes (Indian Ocean). Palms; Journal of the International Palm Society 52: 23-35.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 31, 2004 Bayton, R.P.; AmadÚ OuÚdraogo [65] Burkina Faso K000521931 No
Mar 31, 2004 Bayton, R.P.; AmadÚ OuÚdraogo [66] Burkina Faso K000521932 No
Feb 9, 2003 Barter [119] K001083705 No
Jan 12, 2003 Beccari, O. [s.n.] Ethiopia K001083704 No
Jan 6, 1990 Collenette, I.S. [6826] Saudi Arabia K000208663 No
Apr 6, 1978 Geerling, C.; Bokdam, J. [2622] Mali K000386263 No
Jan 1, 1977 Geerling, C.; Bokdam, J. [2660] Mali K000386264 No
Aug 5, 1968 New Collector [GC35776] K001098418 No
Aug 5, 1968 New Collector [GC37577] K001098417 No
illegible [s.n.] Egypt K000208736 No
Hepper, F.N. [3824] Mali K000386261 No
Cotton, W.B. K:SPC-19108.000 No
van Slageren, M. [MS225] Yemen K001098354 No
Simpson, N.D. [2401] Egypt K000208658 No
Anonymous [s.n.] K001083707 No
unknown [s.n.] Palestine K000208660 No
Schimper, W. [960] Egypt K000208661 No
Friis, I.; Bidgood, S.; Fantahun Semon; Jensen, M.; Menassie Gashaw [7796] Ethiopia K000521936 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Ethiopia K000697892 Type Yes
Friis, I.; Bidgood, S.; Fantahun Semon; Jensen, M.; Lemassa Keneei [8003] Ethiopia K000521935 No
Bove [378] Egypt K000208662 No
Eig; Zohary; Feinbrun [s.n.] Palestine K000208659 No
Hepper [3028] Egypt K000208668 No
Hepper, F.N. [3824] Mali K000386262 No
Cultivated [1994-3803] K000114500 No
Anonymous [119] Ethiopia K001083710 No
New Collector [s.n.] K001083703 No
Collenette, S. [21] Saudi Arabia K000208667 No
Mackee [H160/60] Ethiopia K001083708 No
Anonymous [s.n.] K001083700 No
New Collector [s.n.] Egypt K001083701 No
Kirk, J. [147] Mozambique K000462252 No
Tuley [s.n.] Nigeria K001083699 No
Hepper [3824] K001083709 No
Anonymous [s.n.] Egypt K001083702 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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