Archontophoenix

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Archontophoenix
Archontophoenix alexandrae.jpg
Archontophoenix alexandrae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Archontophoenix
H.Wendl. & Drude
Synonyms[1]

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:

Classification[edit]

Sub-family: Arecoideae; Tribe: Areceae; Subtribe: Archontophoenicinae. There are three other genera in the subtribe Archontophoenicinae, namely Actinokentia, Chambeyronia, Kentiopsis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  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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