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Taxon profile

genus

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 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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