Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl

First published in Prir. Rostlin 266. 1820 [Jan-Apr 1820] ; nom. alt.: Palmae (1820)nom. cons.
This family is accepted

Accepted Genera

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12385

The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook

  • Dransfield, J. & Beentje, H. (1995). The Palms of Madagascar. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dransfield, J., Uhl, N. W., Asmussen-Lange, C. B., Baker, W. J., Harley, M. M. & Lewis, C. E. (2008). Genera Palmarum. Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Henderson, A. (2009). Palms of Southern Asia. New York Botanical Garden & Princeton University Press, New Jersey.
  • Henderson, A., Galeano, G. & Bernal, R. (1995). Field Guide to the Palms of the Americas. Princeton University Press, New Jersey.

Trees of New Guinea

  • Baker, W.J. & Dransfield, J. (2006). A field guide to the palms of New Guinea. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Barfod, A.S., Banka, R. & Dowe, J.L. (2001). Field guide to palms in Papua New Guinea. AAU Reports 40, Department of Systematic Botany, University of Aarhus.
  • Dransfield, J., Uhl, N.W., Asmussen, C.B., Baker, W.J., Harley, M.M. & Lewis, C.E. (2008). Genera Palmarum - the evolution and classification of palms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • William J. Baker, Charlie D. Heatubun & J. Dransfield (2022). Trees of New Guinea. Timothy M. A. Utteridge and Laura V. S. Jennings (Eds) Kew Publishing. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Kew Temperate Plant Families Identification Handbook

  • Baker, W. J. & Dransfield, J. (2016). Beyond Genera Palmarum: progress and prospects in palm systematics. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 182: 207–233.
  • Dransfield, J., Uhl, N. W., Asmussen-Lange, C. B., Baker, W. J., Harley, M. M. & Lewis, C. E. (2008). Genera Palmarum. Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Henderson, A. (2009). Palms of Southern Asia. New York Botanical Garden, New York; Princeton University Press, New Jersey.
  • Henderson, A., Galeano, G. & Bernal, R. (1995). Field Guide to the Palms of the Americas. Princeton University Press, New Jersey.
  • Meerow, A. W. (2005). Betrock’s Cold Hardy Palms. Betrock Information Systems, Inc., Davie, Florida.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2008 Reserv. Nat.; Rakotoavao [RN12055] Madagascar K000526445 No
Jun 18, 2003 Messmer. N. et al. [524] Madagascar K000030834 No
Groult [s.n.] K000667829 No
Decary, R. [10729] Madagascar K000300118 No
Harris [2055] Indonesia K:SPC-70000.244 No
K000113561 No
Guppy [93] Solomon Islands K000030161 No

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