Attalea osmantha

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Attalea osmantha
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoseae
Subtribe: Attaleinae[1]
Genus: Attalea
Species: A. osmantha
Binomial name
Attalea osmantha
(Barb. Rodr.) Wess.Boer

Scheelea osmantha Barb.Rodr.
Scheelea urbaniana Burret
Scheelea curvifrons L.H.Bailey

Attalea osmantha (considered a synonym of the more widespread Attalea butyracea by some authors[2]) is a large pinnately leaved palm found in Trinidad and Tobago and northern Venezuela.[3]


  1. ^ Dransfield, John; Natalie W. Uhl; Conny B. Asmussen; William J. Baker; Madeline M. Harley; Carl E. Lewis (2005). "A New Phylogenetic Classification of the Palm Family, Arecaceae". Kew Bulletin. 60 (4): 559–69. JSTOR 25070242. 
  2. ^ Henderson, Andrew; Gloria Galeano; Rodrigo Bernal (1995). Field Guide to the Palms of the Americas. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-08537-4. 
  3. ^ "Attalea osmantha". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Retrieved 2007-09-08. [permanent dead link]