genus Thrinax

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Noun1.genus Thrinax - small to medium-sized fan palms
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
broom palm, thatch palm, thatch tree, Thrinax parviflora, silver thatch - small palm of southern Florida and West Indies closely resembling the silvertop palmetto
key palm, silver thatch, silvertop palmetto, Thrinax keyensis, Thrinax microcarpa, Thrinax morrisii - small stocky fan palm of southern Florida and Cuba
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Our analysis of the Cryosophileae revealed that the Caribbean genera Coccothrinax and Hemithrinax are monophyletic, but the genus Thrinax is polyphyletic.