Phoenix reclinata

Jacquin

Fragmenta Botanica 27, plate 24. 1801

Common names: Senegal date palm dattier du Sénégal
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22. Treatment on page 111.
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Stems multiple, usually ascending, to 8 m, diam. 10–15 cm. Fruits ripening from green through orange to reddish brown, ellipsoid, length 12–18 mm, diam. 7–8 mm. 2n = 36.

Phenology: Flowering throughout year.
Habitat: Volunteer in waste places and disturbed areas
Elevation: 0–10 m

Distribution

V22 266-distribution-map.jpg

Fla., native, to Africa (including Madagascar).

Discussion

Phoenix reclinata is commonly cultivated in central and southern Florida. Its seeds are dispersed by birds and raccoons.

References

None.

Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.

Facts about "Phoenix reclinata"
AuthorScott Zona +
AuthorityJacquin +
Common nameSenegal date palm + and dattier du Sénégal +
DistributionFla. +, native + and to Africa (including Madagascar). +
Elevation0–10 m +
HabitatVolunteer in waste places and disturbed areas +
Introducedtrue +
PhenologyFlowering throughout year. +
Publication titleFragmenta Botanica +
Publication year1801 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V22/V22 266.xml +
SynonymsDachel +, Elate + and Palma +
Taxon familyArecaceae +
Taxon namePhoenix reclinata +
Taxon parentPhoenix +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 22 +