Leopoldinia major Wallace

First published in Palm Trees Amazon: 15 (1853)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Colombia to S. Venezuela and N. Brazil. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Brazil North, Colombia, Venezuela

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Henderson, A. (2011). A revision of Leopoldinia (Arecaceae). Phytotaxa 32: 1-17.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Lorenzi, H., Noblick, L.R., Kahn, F. & Ferreira, E. (2010). Brazilian Flora Arecaceae (Palms): 1-268. Instituto Plantarum de Estudos da Flora LTDA, São Paulo, Brazil.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Bernal, R. & Galeano, G. (2010). Notes on Mauritiella, Manicaria and Leopoldinia. Palms; Journal of the International Palm Society 54: 119-132. [Cited as Leopoldinia pulchra.]

Palmweb - Palms of the World Online

  • Henderson, A.J., A revision of Leopoldinia (Arecaceae) in Phytotaxa 32. 2011

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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
  • 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