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Archontophoenix alexandrae.jpg
Archontophoenix alexandrae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Areceae
Subtribe: Archontophoenicinae
Genus: Archontophoenix
H.Wendl. & Drude

Loroma O.F.Cook

Archontophoenix is a plant genus comprising six palm species that are native to New South Wales and Queensland in eastern Australia. They are tall, slender and unbranched. Relationships between Archontophoenix and the other genera of subtribe Archontophoenicinae, including the New Caledonia endemic Actinokentia, Chambeyronia and Kentiopsis are unresolved.[2]

Species include:


Subfamily: Arecoideae; Tribe: Areceae; Subtribe: Archontophoenicinae. There are four other genera in the subtribe Archontophoenicinae, namely Actinokentia, Actinorhytis, Chambeyronia, Kentiopsis.


  1. ^ "Archontophoenix H.Wendl. & Drude". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 15 March 2023.
  2. ^ Domenech, B., C. B. Asmussen-Lange, W. J. Baker, E. Alapetite, J. C. Pintaud, and S. Nadot. (2014) A Phylogenetic Analysis of Palm Subtribe Archontophoenicinae (Arecaceae) Based on 14 DNA Regions.” Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 175 (4): 469–81.

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