palm family

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Noun1.palm family - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leavespalm family - 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
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In this upper region coarse grasses and ferns abound; but there are no tree-ferns: I saw nowhere any member of the palm family, which is the more singular, as 360 miles northward, Cocos Island takes its name from the number of cocoa-nuts.
Summary: It wasn't all about just capturing the choicest of the palm family's sweet fruits on display.
The purpose of this study was to (1) identify, define and classify the types of vegetative branching in the palm family Arecaceae and (2) describe the phylogenetic distribution of these branching types in palms.
The Palm family (Arecaceae) is distinctive in its formal characteristics--slender trunk, rhythmic fan-like leaves, globular fruits and profusion of flowers--that lend themselves beautifully to linear and compositional arrangements in the print medium.
With a remarkable collection of 200-plus species, the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California, give a rare glimpse of the adaptability and extensive members of the palm family. Plus, the entire property--a 1 20-acre botanical bonanza--should be on the bucket list for every aspiring plant nerd out there.
"We are very proud of our Palm family members who work so hard, even off the clock, to make such a positive impact in our community," said Tim Price, Director of Strategic Partnership at Palm Healthcare.
Eugeissona is a clustering genus of flowering plants in palm family native to Malaysia, Borneo and Thailand.
The date tree (Phoenix dactylifera) is a member of the palm family in North Africa and in many countries of the Middle East including Iraq, Iran and Israel.
The researchers basically constructed a date palm family tree and identified those plants whose genetic material was most similar.
Chapter 5 extensively provides examples of the cold-hardy palm family. Although most palms grow in warm climates, it is a myth that palms are exclusively tropical species.
Educators and students now have more choices than ever with the debut of two new models into the Palm family of handheld computers.
The other business, the Solutions Group, will be responsible for designing and delivering the Palm family of products, including the Palm handhelds and hardware add-ons, software and accessories.