Veitchia arecina

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Veitchia arecina
Macdaniel's Palm veitchia macdanielsii.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Veitchia
Species: V. arecina
Binomial name
Veitchia arecina
H.E. Moore
  • Veitchia hookeriana Becc.
  • Veitchia macdanielsii H.E.Moore
  • Veitchia montgomeryana H.E.Moore

Veitchia arecina ,[1][2] common name "Montgomery Palm"[3] is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family. It grows to between 25' to 35' (7.60m to 10.60m) and has white or yellow blooms.[4]

It is found only in Vanuatu. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Veitchia arecina synonyms, accessed April 2014
  2. ^ Beccari, Odoardo. 1921. Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici. Firenze, Italia, Veitchia arecina
  3. ^ "Veitchia montgomeryana". Retrieved 2007-08-01. 
  4. ^ "Veitchia montgomeryana". Horticopia, Inc. Retrieved 2007-08-01. 

External links[edit]

  • Dowe, J.L. 1998. Veitchia montgomeryana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998. Downloaded on 9 September 2015.