Genus:
Syagrus Mart.

Syagrus amara (Jacq.) Mart.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Antilles.

Native to:

Leeward Is., Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Trinidad-Tobago

Syagrus amara (Jacq.) Mart. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 1968 Hollings, J.S. [s.n.], Montserrat K000202960 Yes
Oct 1, 1968 Hollings, J.S. [s.n.], Montserrat K000202961 Yes
Oct 1, 1968 Hollings, J.S. [s.n.], Montserrat K000202962 Yes
Beard, J.S. [434], Leeward Is. AB Ant K000202894 Yes
Hamilton, M.A. [323], Montserrat 77518.000 No

First published in A.D.d'Orbigny, Voy. Amér. Mér. 7(3): 132 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.

  • 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 Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0