kentia

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kentia

(ˈkɛntɪə)
n
(Botany) a plant name formerly used to include palms now allotted to several different genera and still used commercially to denote the feather palm genus Howea; native to Lord Howe Island, popular as greenhouse or house plants for their decorative arching foliage: family Palmaceae
[named after William Kent (died 1828), British botanist]
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