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Syagrus romanzoffiana
(queen palm)

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Syagrus romanzoffiana (queen palm)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 18 June 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Syagrus romanzoffiana
  • Preferred Common Name
  • queen palm
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Twelve-year-old Syagrus romanzoffiana at 7.6 m in height.  South Florida, USA.
TitleTree
CaptionTwelve-year-old Syagrus romanzoffiana at 7.6 m in height. South Florida, USA.
CopyrightAlan. W. Meerow
Twelve-year-old Syagrus romanzoffiana at 7.6 m in height.  South Florida, USA.
TreeTwelve-year-old Syagrus romanzoffiana at 7.6 m in height. South Florida, USA.Alan. W. Meerow
Crown of Syagrus romanzoffiana with inflorescence at anthesis. South Florida, USA.
TitleInflorescence
CaptionCrown of Syagrus romanzoffiana with inflorescence at anthesis. South Florida, USA.
CopyrightAlan. W. Meerow
Crown of Syagrus romanzoffiana with inflorescence at anthesis. South Florida, USA.
InflorescenceCrown of Syagrus romanzoffiana with inflorescence at anthesis. South Florida, USA.Alan. W. Meerow
Crown of Syagrus romanzoffiana with developing infructescences. South Florida, USA.
TitleCrown and infructescences
CaptionCrown of Syagrus romanzoffiana with developing infructescences. South Florida, USA.
CopyrightAlan. W. Meerow
Crown of Syagrus romanzoffiana with developing infructescences. South Florida, USA.
Crown and infructescencesCrown of Syagrus romanzoffiana with developing infructescences. South Florida, USA.Alan. W. Meerow
Young infructescences of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.
TitleInfructescence
CaptionYoung infructescences of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.
CopyrightAlan. W. Meerow
Young infructescences of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.
InfructescenceYoung infructescences of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.Alan. W. Meerow
Mature (orange) and nearly mature (green) drupes of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.
TitleDrupes
CaptionMature (orange) and nearly mature (green) drupes of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.
CopyrightAlan. W. Meerow
Mature (orange) and nearly mature (green) drupes of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.
DrupesMature (orange) and nearly mature (green) drupes of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.Alan. W. Meerow
Trunk and leaf scars of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.
TitleBark and bole
CaptionTrunk and leaf scars of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.
CopyrightAlan. W. Meerow
Trunk and leaf scars of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.
Bark and boleTrunk and leaf scars of Syagrus romanzoffiana. South Florida, USA.Alan. W. Meerow

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassman

Preferred Common Name

  • queen palm

Other Scientific Names

  • Arecastrum romanzoffianum (Cham.) Becc.
  • Cocos acrocomoides Drude
  • Cocos arechaveletana Barb. Rodr.
  • Cocos australis Mart.
  • Cocos datil Griseb. & Drude
  • Cocos geriba Barb. Rodr.
  • Cocos martiana Drude & Glaz.
  • Cocos plumosa Hook. f.
  • Cocos romanzoffiana Cham.

International Common Names

  • Spanish: pindó

Local Common Names

  • Argentina: chirivá; jeribá
  • Brazil: baba de boi; baba-de-boi; coco; coco-baboso; coco-catarro; coco-catarro; coco-de-cachorro; coco-de-cachorro; coqueiro; coqueiro; coqueiro-comum; coqueiro-datil; coqueiro-gerivá; coquinho; coquinho-doce; gerivá; guariroba; jerivá; palmeira-comum; tâmara-da-terra
  • Germany: Kokospalme, Romanzoff-
  • Paraguay: chirivá; jeribá

EPPO code

  • SYARO (Syagrus romanzoffiana)

Trade name

  • cocos plumosa
  • jerivá
  • queen palm

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Arecales
  •                         Family: Arecaceae
  •                             Genus: Syagrus
  •                                 Species: Syagrus romanzoffiana

Wood Products

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Containers

  • Baskets

Roundwood

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Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • For light construction

Links to Websites

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WebsiteURLComment
GISD/IASPMR: Invasive Alien Species Pathway Management Resource and DAISIE European Invasive Alien Species Gatewayhttps://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.m93f6Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.