Metroxylon sagu Rottb.

First published in Nye Saml. Kongel. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Skr. 2: 527 (1783)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Maluku to New Guinea. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Maluku, New Guinea

Introduced into:

Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, Santa Cruz Is., Solomon Is., Sumatera, Thailand

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Anh, T.T.P. & Henderson, A. (2017). Thực Vật Chí Việt Nam. Flora of Vietnam 13: 1-414. Nhà xuất bản khoa học và kỹ thuật, Hà Nội.
  • Baker, W.J., Barfod, A.S., Cámara-Leret, R., Dowe, J.L., Heatubun, C.D., Petoe, P., Turner, J.H., Zona, S. & Dransfield, J. (2024). Palms of New Guinea: 1-726. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond.
  • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baker, W.J., Barfod, A.S., Cámara-Leret, R., Dowe, J.L., Heatubun, C.D., Petoe, P., Turner, J.H., Zona, S. & Dransfield, J. (2024). Palms of New Guinea: 1-726. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 2, 2004 Floyd, A. [NGF5407] K000522275 Yes
Jun 2, 2004 Womersley, J. [NGF19234] K000522274 Yes
Jun 2, 2004 Schodde, R. [2310] K000522273 Yes
May 1, 2004 Glaziou, M.; Sagcal; Fernando [PPI4841] Philippines K000754976 Yes
May 1, 2004 Bandaranayake, E. [R167] K000754940 Yes
May 1, 2004 Heyne [s.n.] K000754977 Yes
May 1, 2004 Heyne [s.n.] K000754978 Yes
Feb 28, 2000 Baker, W.J. [1069] Indonesia K:SPC-64050.000 No
Feb 28, 2000 Baker, W.J.; Barrow, S.; Maturbongs, R.; Wanggai, J.; Heatubun, C.; Sagisolo, M.; Rustiami, H.; Otto Geisler Wutoi [1069] Indonesia K000462253 Yes
Feb 28, 2000 Baker, W.J. [1069] Indonesia K:SPC-70035.000 No
Jun 4, 1998 Ebalo [999] Philippines K000754979 Yes
Feb 25, 1998 Baker, W.J.; Coode, M.; McRobb, A.; Shah-Smith, D.; Heatubun, C.; Ransuddin [881] Indonesia K000462255 No
Jan 1, 1984 Moore, H.E. [BSIP 40909315] Solomon Islands K000208781 Yes
Jan 1, 1984 Moore, H.E. [BSIP 40909315] Solomon Islands K000208780 Yes
Elmer, A.D.E. [11160] Philippines K000754969 Yes
Robinson, C.B. [27] Indonesia K000754973 Yes
Robinson, C.B. [27] Indonesia K000754986 No
Niyomdham; et al [1219] Thailand K000754968 Yes
Bandara, M.M.P. [R158] K000754941 Yes
Unknown [1633] Unknown K000754992 No
Robinson, C.B. [26] Indonesia K000754972 Yes
Robinson, C.B. [26] Indonesia K000754985 No
Lugas [2652] Malaysia K000754960 Yes
Christensen [1018] Malaysia K000754957 Yes
Christensen [1610] Malaysia K000754958 Yes
Robinson, C.B. [28] Indonesia K000754984 No
Robinson, C.B. [28] Indonesia K000754974 Yes
Baker, W.J.; et al. [881] Indonesia K:SPC-63977.000 No
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.] Singapore K000754938 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [15393] Thailand K000754961 Yes
Simbayan [10] Malaysia K000754959 Yes
Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. [3497] Indonesia K000754962 Yes
Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. [3497] Indonesia K000754963 Yes
Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. [3497] Indonesia K000754964 Yes
Dennis; Moore, H.E.(9315); Whitmore, T.C. [BSIP4090] Solomon Islands K000754996 No
Miras; Medina [24526] Philippines K000754971 Yes
Miras; Medina [24526] Philippines K000754970 Yes
Sugarah Juanih [4] Malaysia K000754956 Yes
Malaysia K:SPC-70000.413 No
Sibil [150] Malaysia K000754939 Yes
Baker, W.J.; Dewol, S; Lajiman Wasai [550] Malaysia K000114494 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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 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
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    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • Content licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0