Plant Database forum: Duplicate entry?

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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
May 22, 2014 10:36 AM CST
I believe these separate database entries are duplicates. Cycas revoluta has common names of Sago Palm, Japanese Sago Palm, King Sago Palm but I don't think there's a cultivar named 'King Palm'. The genus Archontophoenix has a common name of King Palm.

Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta)





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eclayne
May 22, 2014 11:49 AM CST

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Thanks for the report Lin. I find no support for a cultivar named 'King Palm' either and I've confirmed your suspicions with a long time collector of Cycads from your state.
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valleylynn
May 23, 2014 7:02 AM CST
Great work Lin and Evan.
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plantladylin
May 23, 2014 7:29 AM CST
*Blush* I just found it while browsing the database and was pretty sure they were the same plant.
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Calif_Sue
May 23, 2014 8:29 AM CST

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That's how we stumble across most of the errors, while looking for other things. Thumbs up
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Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
May 23, 2014 8:36 AM CST
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Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Nov 10, 2017 1:35 PM CST
@eclayne @Calif_Sue

I came across this 2014 thread today when reading about Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta)

I noticed that we still have the database entry for a cultivar named Did anyone ever find out if there truly is a cultivar by that name or should the entry be combined with the species: Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta)

I've googled and googled and can't find anything referring to a cultivar named 'King Palm' and I still think it's one and the same plant ... just another instance of "common" name being confused with an actual Cultivar name.
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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Nov 10, 2017 3:14 PM CST

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Thanks for finding this Lin. I've merged the entries and added 'King Palm' as an also sold as name to C. revoluta.
Evan
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Nov 10, 2017 3:27 PM CST
That was quick, thanks so much Evan!
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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Nov 10, 2017 3:30 PM CST

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I don't remember why I didn't finish the process back then. *Blush*
Evan
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Nov 10, 2017 3:40 PM CST
LOL, sometimes life gets in the way. Smiling
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