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Asterogyne martiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Geonomeae
Genus: Asterogyne
H.Wendl. ex Hook.f.

Aristeyera H.E.Moore

Asterogyne is a genus of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family native to Central America and northern South America, with three of the five known species endemic to Venezuela.[1][2]

It contains the following species:[1]

  1. Asterogyne guianensis Granv. & A.J.Hend. - French Guiana
  2. Asterogyne martiana (H.Wendl.) H.Wendl. ex Drude - Colombia, Ecuador, Central America from Belize to Panama
  3. Asterogyne ramosa (H.E.Moore) Wess.Boer - Paria Peninsula in Venezuela
  4. Asterogyne spicata (H.E.Moore) Wess.Boer - Miranda State in Venezuela
  5. Asterogyne yaracuyense A.J.Hend. & Steyerm. - Cerro La Chapa in Lara State in Venezuela


  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.