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Carludovica palmata

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Carludovica palmata

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Carludovica palmata
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Carludovica palmata Ruiz & Pav.

International Common Names

  • English: jipipapa; panama-hat palm; toquilla
  • Spanish: bombonaje; carludovica; palma de sonbreroros (Mexico)
  • French: carludovique

Local Common Names

  • Cuba: jipijapa
  • Germany: Panama-Palme
  • Italy: carludovica

EPPO code

  • CVFPA (Carludovica palmata)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyclanthales
  •                         Family: Cyclanthaceae
  •                             Genus: Carludovica
  •                                 Species: Carludovica palmata

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasivePlantedReferenceNotes

Central America and Caribbean

BelizePresent Natural
Costa RicaPresent Natural
CubaPresentIntroduced Invasive Oviedo Prieto et al., 2012
GuatemalaPresent Natural
PanamaPresent Natural

South America

BoliviaPresent Natural
EcuadorPresent Natural
PeruPresent Natural

References

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Oviedo Prieto R; Herrera Oliver P; Caluff MG, et al. , 2012. National list of invasive and potentially invasive plants in the Republic of Cuba - 2011. (Lista nacional de especies de plantas invasoras y potencialmente invasoras en la República de Cuba - 2011). Bissea: Boletín sobre Conservación de Plantas del Jardín Botánico Nacional de Cuba, 6(Special Issue 1):22-96.

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