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Burretiokentia hapala
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Burretiokentia

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  • Rhynchocarpa Becc. 1920
Burretiokentia vieillardii

Burretiokentia is a genus of palms (Arecaceae) endemic to New Caledonia containing five species. The relationships between Burretiokentia and some other genera of the tribe Basseliniinae including Physokentia and the New Caledonia endemic Cyphophoenix are not clear.[1]

List of species[edit]


  1. ^ Baker, W. J., M. V. Norup, J. J. Clarkson, T. L. P. Couvreur, J. L. Dowe, C. E. Lewis, J. C. Pintaud, V. Savolainen, T. Wilmot, and M. W. Chase. (2011). Phylogenetic Relationships among Arecoid Palms (Arecaceae: Arecoideae). Annals of Botany 108 (8): 1417–32.