Taxon profile


nut palm
Phytelephas Ruiz & Pav.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Arecales »  family Arecaceae »  subfamily Ceroxyloideae

Scientific synonyms

Elephantusia Willd.
Palandra O.F.Cook
Yarina O.F.Cook

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

species Phytelephas macrocarpa Ruiz & Pavón - Ivory Nut Palm
species Phytelephas schottii H.Wendl.
species Phytelephas seemannii O.F.Cook
species Phytelephas tenuicaulis (Barfod) A.J.Hend.
species Phytelephas tumacana O.F.Cook

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1362569]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Phytelephas Ruiz & Pavon, 1798]
Data retrieved on: 9 December 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Phytelephas Ruiz & Pav.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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