649.000 Archontophoenix H.A. Wendl.

Staples, G.W. & Herbst, D.R. (2005) A Tropical Garden Flora; plants cultivated in the Hawaiian islands and other tropical places. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Description of the genus

Large solitary palms. Fronds regularly 1-pinnate, falling off cleanly; crown shaft prominent; leaflets evenly spaced, single-ribbed, pointed. Inflorescence below leaves, much branched, branches hanging straight down when young, later spreading; 2 enclosing bracts. Flowers in threes. Fruit round, red, thinly fleshy, fibrous.

Worldwide: 6 species endemic to Queensland, Australia

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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alexandrae (F.Muell.) H.Wendl. & DrudeDescription, Image
cunninghamiana (H. Wendl.) H. Wendl. & Drude

Other sources of information about Archontophoenix:

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Flora of Zambia: cultivated Archontophoenix

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Archontophoenix
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Archontophoenix
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Archontophoenix
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Archontophoenix
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iNaturalist: Archontophoenix
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Archontophoenix
JSTOR Plant Science: Archontophoenix
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Archontophoenix
Plants of the World Online: Archontophoenix
Tropicos: Archontophoenix
Wikipedia: Archontophoenix

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Archontophoenix.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1669, retrieved 30 May 2024

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