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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Coryphoideae
Tribe: Corypheae
Genus: Maxburretia

Maxburretia is a genus of three rare species of palms found in southern Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia.[1] The genus is named in honor of Max Burret.[2][3][4][5]

  1. Maxburretia furtadoana J.Dransf. - southern Thailand
  2. Maxburretia gracilis (Burret) J.Dransf - southern Thailand, Langkawi Islands
  3. Maxburretia rupicola (Ridl.) Furtado - Selangor


  1. ^ a b 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.
  3. ^ Pooma, R. (ed.) (2005). A preliminary check-list of threatened plants in Thailand: 1-193. National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  4. ^ Henderson, A. (2009). Palms of Southern Asia: 1-197. Princeton university press, Princeton and Oxford.
  5. ^ Barfod, A.S. & Dransfield, J. (2013). Flora of Thailand 11(3): 323-498. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.