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Basselinia pancheri.jpg
B. pancheri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Basselinia
  • Microkentia H.Wendl. ex Hook.f.
  • Nephrocarpus Dammer
  • Alloschmidia H.E.Moore

Basselinia is a genus of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family. The entire genus is endemic to the Island of New Caledonia in the Pacific.[1]

It contains the following species:

  1. Basselinia deplanchei (Brongn. & Gris) Vieill
  2. Basselinia eriostachys (Brongn.) Becc.
  3. Basselinia favieri H.E.Moore
  4. Basselinia glabrata Becc.
  5. Basselinia gracilis (Brongn. & Gris) Vieill.
  6. Basselinia humboldtiana (Brongn.) H.E.Moore
  7. Basselinia iterata H.E.Moore
  8. Basselinia moorei Pintaud & F.W.Stauffer
  9. Basselinia pancheri (Brongn. & Gris) Vieill
  10. Basselinia porphyrea H.E.Moore
  11. Basselinia sordida H.E.Moore
  12. Basselinia tomentosa Becc.
  13. Basselinia velutina Becc.
  14. Basselinia vestita H.E.Moore