phoenicophorium


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Noun1.phoenicophorium - latanier palm
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, 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
latanier, latanier palm - fan palms of the southern United States and the Caribbean region
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There are five other species of palms that grow in the Seychelles, all of them endemic species: a pinnate palm (Deckenia nobilis) and four fan palms (Nephrosperma vanhoutteanum, Phoenicophorium borsigianum, Roscheria melanochaetes, and Verschaffeltia splendida).