The Parent order is - Arecales
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Woody Family Palmae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Palm FamilySynonyms -
Authority - Juss.Total Number of genera - 217
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 2800
Plant forms - Tree
World Distribution - Tropical and warm areas (with few in Africa). Palms are among the best known and extensively cultivated plant families. They have been important to humans throughout much of history..
Comments - Some timbers in some Palms. Palms have vascular bundles but no growth rings.



Woody Genera of Palmae

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1 - Acoelorrhaphe.
2 - Acrocomia.
3 - Adonidia.
4 - Ancistrophyllum.
5 - Archontophoenix.
6 - Areca.
7 - Arecastrum = Syagrus.
8 - Arenga.
9 - Arikuryroba = Syagrus.
10 - Astrocaryum.
11 - Attalea.
12 - Bactris.
13 - Bismarckia.
14 - Borassus.
15 - Brahea.
16 - Brahea.
17 - Butia.
18 - Calamus.
19 - Calyptrogyne.
20 - Caryota.
21 - Catoblastus.
22 - Ceroxylon.
23 - Chamaedorea.
24 - Chamaerops.
25 - Chrysalidocarpus.
26 - Coccothrinax.
27 - Cocos.
28 - Copernicia.
29 - Corypha.
30 - Crysophila.
31 - Daemonorops.
32 - Desmoncus.
33 - Drymophloeus.
34 - Elaeis.
35 - Eremospatha.
36 - Erythea.
37 - Eupritchardia.
38 - Euterpe.
39 - Gaussia.
40 - Geonoma.
41 - Guilielma.
42 - Hemithrinax.
43 - Heterospathe.
44 - Howea.
45 - Hydriastele.
46 - Hyphaene.
47 - Iguanura.
48 - Iriartea.
49 - Jessenia.
50 - Juania.
51 - Laccosperma.
52 - Licuala.
53 - Livistona.
54 - Manicaria.
55 - Marurita.
56 - Mauritia.
57 - Nenga.
58 - Neodypsis.
59 - Neoveitchia.
60 - Nephrosperma.
61 - Normanbya.
62 - Oenocarpus.
63 - Oncosperma.
64 - Oreodoxa.
65 - Phoenix.
66 - Pinanga.
67 - Prestoea.
68 - Pritchardia.
69 - Raphia.
70 - Reinhardtia.
71 - Rhopalostylis.
72 - Rhopalostylus.
73 - Roystonea.
74 - Saba.
75 - Sabal.
76 - Scheelea.
77 - Serenoa.
78 - Socrates.
79 - Synechanthus.
80 - Tessmaniophoenix.
81 - Thrinax.
82 - Trachycarpus.
83 - Veitchia.
84 - Verschaffeltia.
85 - Wallichia.
86 - Washingtonia.
87 - Welfia.
88 - Wettinia.
89 - Wodyetia.
90 - Zombia.




End of Listing Woody Families of Palmae