528.000 Phoenix L.

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees. Leaves pinnate; leaflets numerous, the lower ones often modified to sharp spines.

Worldwide: 17 species in tropical and warm parts of Africa, including 1 in Europe.

Zimbabwe: 6 cultivated taxa.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

canariensis Chabaud
dactylifera L.Image
pusilla Gaertn.
reclinata Jacq.Description, Image
roebelenii O'Brien
sylvestris (L.) Roxb.

Other sources of information about Phoenix:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Phoenix
Flora of Caprivi: Phoenix
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Phoenix
Flora of Malawi: Phoenix
Flora of Mozambique: Phoenix
Flora of Zambia: Phoenix
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Phoenix
Flora of Zimbabwe: Phoenix

External websites:

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

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: Phoenix.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=294, retrieved 15 April 2024

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