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

Drymophloeus is a genus of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family. It is native to New Guinea and nearby islands in Samoa and Maluku.[1][2]

It contains the following species:[1]

  1. Drymophloeus litigiosus (Becc.) H.E.Moore - New Guinea, Maluku
  2. Drymophloeus oliviformis (Giseke) Mart. - New Guinea, Maluku
  3. Drymophloeus whitmeeanus Becc. - Samoa
formerly included


  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.