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Archontophoenix

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Liliopsida
Subclassis: Commelinidae
Ordo: Arecales
Familia: Arecaceae
Subfamilia: Arecoideae
Tribus: Areceae
Subtribus: Archontophoenicinae
Genus: Archontophoenix
Species: A. alexandrae - A. cunninghamiana

Name

Archontophoenix H.Wendl. & Drude

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Internationalization
中文: 假檳榔

Archontophoenix is a plant genus comprising six palm species that are native to New South Wales and Queensland in eastern Australia. They are tall, slender and unbranched.

Species include:

Archontophoenix alexandrae (F.Muell.) H.Wendl. & Drude - Alexandra Palm, King Palm
Archontophoenix cunninghamiana H.Wendl. & Drude - Bangalow Palm, Piccabeen Palm
Archontophoenix maxima Dowe
Archontophoenix myolensis Dowe
Archontophoenix purpurea Hodel & Dowe - Mount Lewis King Palm
Archontophoenix tuckeri Dowe


Classification

Sub-family: Arecoideae; Tribe: Areceae; Subtribe: Archontophoenicinae. There are six other genera in the subtribe Archontophoenicinae, namely Actinokentia, Hedyscepe, Chambeyronia, Kentiopsis, Mackeea, and Rhopalostylis.

References

Jones, D.L. 1995. Palms Throughout the World, Reed Books, Australia.
Australian Plant Name Index, IBIS database, Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra: Archontophoenix
PlantNET: New South Wales Flora Online: Genus Archontophoenix

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