Aiphanes verrucosa

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Aiphanes verrucosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Bactridinae[2]
Genus: Aiphanes
Species: A. verrucosa
Binomial name
Aiphanes verrucosa
Borchs. & Balslev

Aiphanes verrucosa is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family. It is found only in Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Montúfar, R. & Pitman, N. (2003). "Aiphanes verrucosa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Asmussen, Conny B.; John Dransfield; Vinnie Deickmann; Anders S. Barfod; Jean-Christophe Pintaud; William J. Baker (2006). "A new subfamily classification of the palm family (Arecaceae): evidence from plastid DNA phylogeny". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 151 (1): 15–38. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2006.00521.x.