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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Loxococcus
Species: L. rupicola
Binomial name
Loxococcus rupicola
H.Wendl. & Drude

Loxococcus rupicola is a species of palm tree, and the only species in the genus Loxococcus.[2] It is endemic to Sri Lanka. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b D. Johnson (1998). "Loxococcus rupicola". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2.3 (2.3). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved July 20, 2007. 
  2. ^ Andrew Henderson (2009). "Loxococcus H.Wendl.". Palms of Southern Asia. Princeton University Press. pp. 133–134. ISBN 978-0-691-13449-9.