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Cyphokentia

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Arecaceae
Rank  Genus
Order  Arecales
Scientific name  Cyphokentia macrostachya
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Similar  Actinokentia, Basselinia, Ptychococcus, Cyphophoenix, Clinosperma

Cyphokentia is a genus of flowering plant in the palm family endemic to New Caledonia. the genus is named from two Greek words meaning "tumor" and "Kentia", a former palm genus, and the species name translates to "large" and "spike", describing the inflorescence. The genus has two known species and its closest relative is Clinosperma, also endemic to New Caledonia.

List of species

  • Cyphokentia cerifera (H.E.Moore) Pintaud & W.J.Baker
  • Cyphokentia macrostachya Pancher ex Brongn.
  • References

    Cyphokentia Wikipedia


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