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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Arecales

Familia: Arecaceae
Subfamilia: Arecoideae
Tribus: Cocoseae
Subtribus: Bactridinae
Genera: AcrocomiaAiphanes – Astrocaryum – Bactris – Desmoncus


Bactridinae Drude in Mart. Fl. Bras. 3(2): 301, 395, 881. (1882)

Type genus: Bactris Jacq. ex Scop., Intr. Hist. Nat.: 70 (1777)


Drude, C.G.O. 1882. Flora Brasiliensis 3(2): 301, 395, 881. BHL
Dransfield, J., Uhl, N.W., Asmussen, C.B., Baker, W.J., Harley, M.M. & Lewis, C.E. 2005. A New Phylogenetic Classification of the Palm Family, Arecaceae. Kew Bulletin 60 (4): 559–569. JSTOR Stable PDF. Reference page.
Dransfield, J., Uhl, N.W., Asmussen, C.B., Baker, W.J., Harley, M.M. & Lewis, C.E. 2008. Genera palmarum: The Evolution and Classification of Palms. Kew Publishing: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. ISBN 9781842461822 Reference page.
Eiserhardt, W.L., Pintaud, J.C., Asmussen-Lange, C., Hahn, W. J., Bernal, R., Balslev, H., & Borchsenius, F. 2011. Phylogeny and divergence times of Bactridinae (Arecaceae, Palmae) based on plastid and nuclear DNA sequences. Taxon, 60(2), 485-498.
Meerow, A.W., Noblick, L., Salas‐Leiva, D.E., Sanchez, V., Francisco‐Ortega, J., Jestrow, B., & Nakamura, K. 2014. Phylogeny and historical biogeography of the cocosoid palms (Arecaceae, Arecoideae, Cocoseae) inferred from sequences of six WRKY gene family loci. Cladistics. DOI: 10.1111/cla.12100 Full text PDF from ResearchGate 2015. Bactridinae. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Oct. 4.

Bactridinae is a subtribe of plants in the family Arecaceae found in the New World.[1] Genera in the subtribe are:[2]

Acrocomia – Americas
Astrocaryum – Americas
Aiphanes – NW South America, Caribbean
Bactris – South America, Central America, Caribbean
Desmoncus – South America, Central America

See also

List of Arecaceae genera


Dransfield, John; Uhl, Natalie W.; Asmussen, Conny B.; Baker, William J.; Harley, Madeline M.; Lewis, Carl E. (2008). Genera Palmarum: The Evolution and Classification of Palms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. ISBN 978-1-84246-182-2.
Baker, William J.; Dransfield, John (2016). "Beyond Genera Palmarum: progress and prospects in palm systematics". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 182 (2): 207–233. doi:10.1111/boj.12401.

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