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Wendlandiella gracilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Tribe: Hyophorbeae
Genus: Wendlandiella
Species: W. gracilis
Binomial name
Wendlandiella gracilis
  • Wendlandiella polyclada Burret
  • Wendlandiella simplicifrons Burret

Wendlandiella is a genus of one species of palms found in Peru, Bolivia and Acre state in Brazil.[1][2] The genus is named after Hermann Wendland.

The only recognized species is Wendlandiella gracilis. It has three varieties, regarded as distinct species by some authors:[1]

  • Wendlandiella gracilis var. gracilis – Acre, northern Peru
  • Wendlandiella gracilis var. polyclada (Burret) A.J.Hend. – northern Peru
  • Wendlandiella gracilis var. simplicifrons (Burret) A.J.Hend. – Peru, Bolivia


  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Lorenzi, H., Noblick, L.R., Kahn, F. & Ferreira, E. (2010). Brazilian Flora Arecaceae (Palms): 1-268. Instituto Plantarum de Estudos da Flora LTDA, São Paulo, Brazil.