family Palmae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Palmae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leavesfamily Palmae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
order Palmales, Palmales - coextensive with the family Palmae: palms
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
Acrocomia, genus Acrocomia - Central and South American feather palms
genus Areca - a monocotyledonous genus of palm trees
Arenga, genus Arenga - a genus of tropical Asian and Malaysian palm trees
Attalea, genus Attalea - unarmed feather palms of central and northern South America
genus Calamus - distinctive often spiny-stemmed palms found as climbers in tropical and subtropical forest
Caryota, genus Caryota - fishtail palms
Cocos, genus Cocos - coconut palms
Copernicia, genus Copernicia - slow-growing tropical fan palms
genus Corozo - a monocotyledonous genus of tropical American palm trees
Corypha, genus Corypha - large fan palms of tropical Asia to Australia
Elaeis, genus Elaeis - oil palms
Euterpe, genus Euterpe - a monocotyledonous genus of graceful palm trees in tropical America
genus Livistona, Livistona - fan palms of Asia and Australia and Malaysia
genus Metroxylon, Metroxylon - a genus of Malayan pinnate-leaved palm trees that flower and fruit once and then die
genus Nipa, genus Nypa, Nipa, Nypa - monotypic genus of palms of Australasia
genus Orbignya, Orbignya - palms of southern Mexico to northern South America: babassu palm
genus Phoenix, phoenix - a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
genus Phytelephas, phytelephas - small genus of South American feather palms
genus Raffia, genus Raphia, Raphia, Raffia - feather palm of tropical Africa and Madagascar and Central and South America widely grown for commercial purposes
genus Rhapis, Rhapis - genus of small clump-forming fan palms of China and Japan
genus Roystonea, Roystonea - a monocotyledonous genus of West Indian feather palms
genus Sabal, Sabal - American dwarf fan palms
genus Serenoa, Serenoa - one species: saw palmetto
genus Thrinax, Thrinax - small to medium-sized fan palms
References in periodicals archive ?
The botanical name of the date palm is Phoenix dactylifera, which belongs to the family Palmae (Arecaceae).
Palms belong to the family Palmae (Arecaceae), which is made up of over 217 genera and 2500 species [1].
Similar to other members of the family Palmae, the Turkana doum palm nut contains substantial amounts of lauric, oleic and myristic acids.