Pelagodoxa

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Pelagodoxa
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Genus: Pelagodoxa
Becc.
Species: P. henryana
Binomial name
Pelagodoxa henryana
Becc.

Pelagodoxa henryana is a species of palm tree, and the only species in the genus Pelagodoxa.[1] It is found only in the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia,[1] where it is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b J. Dransfield & N. W. Uhl (1998). "Palmae". In Klaus Kubitzki. Flowering plants, Monocotyledons: Alismatanae and Commelinanae (except Gramineae). The families and genera of vascular plants. 4. Springer. p. 369. ISBN 978-3-540-64061-5. 
  2. ^ D. Johnson (1998). "Pelagodoxa henryana". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2.3 (2.3). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved July 20, 2007.