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|Noun||1.||Arecaceae - 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
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
genus Areca - a monocotyledonous genus of palm trees
genus Calamus - distinctive often spiny-stemmed palms found as climbers in tropical and subtropical forest
genus Corozo - a monocotyledonous genus of tropical American palm trees
genus Metroxylon, Metroxylon - a genus of Malayan pinnate-leaved palm trees that flower and fruit once and then die
genus Phoenix, phoenix - a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
genus Raffia, genus Raphia, Raphia, Raffia - feather palm of tropical Africa and Madagascar and Central and South America widely grown for commercial purposes
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