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Taxon: Phormium tenax J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.

 
Genus: Phormium
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Hemerocallidoideae
Nomen number: 28069
Place of publication: Char. gen. pl. 48, t. 24. 1776
Link to protologue:
Comment: for date of publication see New Zealand J. Bot. 51:252-263. 2013
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Feb-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Econ Pl Aust; F Mesoamer)
  • Materials: fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: AUS [New South Wales (Norfolk Island)]
    • NEW ZEALAND: NZL [Chatham Islands Territory, North Island, South Island, Stewart Island]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  4. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  5. George, A. S., ed. 1994. Flora of Australia. (F Aust) 49:525.
  6. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

Check other web resources for Phormium tenax J. R. Forst. & G. Forst. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2022. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://genbank.africarice.org/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=28069. Accessed 30 September 2022.