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

Zambia: 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 Zimbabwe: cultivated Archontophoenix

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Archontophoenix
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Archontophoenix
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Archontophoenix
Wikipedia: Archontophoenix
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Archontophoenix
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Archontophoenix

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Cultivated plants: genus page: Archontophoenix.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1669, retrieved 17 August 2022

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