Adonidia merrillii

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Manila Palm
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Adonidia merrillii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Areceae
Subtribe: Ptychospermatinae
Genus: Adonidia
Species: A. merrillii
Binomial name
Adonidia merrillii
  • Normanbya merrillii Becc
  • Veitchia merrillii (Becc.) H.E.Moore

Adonidia merrillii is a palm tree species native to the Philippines and Sabah and naturalized in the West Indies.[3]

Closeup of bark


  1. ^ Johnson, D. (1998). "Adonidia merrillii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 20 July 2007. 
  2. ^ Beccari, Odoardo. Philippine Journal of Science 14:329. 1919.
  3. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Adonidia merrillii

External links[edit]

  • Adonidia merrillii in: Philippine Medicinal Plants.Stuartx Change Jan. 2014