Welfia

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Welfia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Geonomeae
Genus: Welfia
H.Wendl.
Species: W. regia
Binomial name
Welfia regia
H.Wendl.
Synonyms[1]
  • Welfia georgii B.S.Williams
  • Welfia microcarpa Burret

Welfia is a genus of palms found in Central America (Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua) and northwestern South America (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru). Only one species is currently recognized, Welfia regia.[1][2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Hammel, B.E. & al. (2003). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: 1-694. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  3. ^ Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  4. ^ Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.