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Taxonomic Serial No.: 500043

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Palmae
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acoelorraphe H. Wendl. – paurotis palm 
                               Genus Acrocomia Mart. – acrocomia 
                               Genus Adonidia Becc.  
                               Genus Aiphanes Willd. – aiphanes 
                               Genus Allagoptera Nees  
                               Genus Archontophoenix H. Wendl. & Drude – archontophoenix 
                               Genus Areca L. – areca palm 
                               Genus Arenga Labill. – arenga palm 
                               Genus Attalea Kunth – attalea palm 
                               Genus Bactris Jacq. ex Scop. – bactris palm 
                               Genus Beccariophoenix Jum. & H. Perrier  
                               Genus Borassus L. – borassus palm 
                               Genus Butia Becc.  
                               Genus Calamus L. – calamus 
                               Genus Calyptronoma Griseb. – manac 
                               Genus Caryota L. – fishtail palm 
                               Genus Ceroxylon Bonpl. ex DC. – ceroxylon palm 
                               Genus Chamaedorea Willd. – chamaedorea 
                               Genus Chamaerops L. – fan palm 
                               Genus Coccothrinax Sarg. – silver palm 
                               Genus Cocos L. – coconut palm 
                               Genus Copernicia Mart. ex Endl. – copernicia 
                               Genus Dypsis Noronha ex Mart. – butterfly palm 
                               Genus Elaeis Jacq. – oil palm 
                               Genus Eremospatha (G. Mann & H. Wendl.) G. Mann & H. Wendl.  
                               Genus Eugeissona Griff. – eugeissona 
                               Genus Euterpe Mart.  
                               Genus Gaussia H. Wendl. – gaussia 
                               Genus Heterospathe Scheff.  
                               Genus Howea Becc.  
                               Genus Hyphaene Gaertn. – hyphaene 
                               Genus Jubaea Kunth – jubaea 
                               Genus Lemurophoenix J. Dransf.  
                               Genus Leopoldinia Mart. – leopoldinia 
                               Genus Linospadix H. Wendl. – linospadix 
                               Genus Livistona R. Br. – livistona 
                               Genus Lodoicea Comm. ex Labill. – lodoicea 
                               Genus Marojejya Humbert  
                               Genus Mauritia L. f. – mauritia 
                               Genus Metroxylon Rottb. – metroxylon 
                               Genus Nypa Steck  
                               Genus Phoenix L. – date palm 
                               Genus Phytelephas Ruiz & Pav. – nut palm 
                               Genus Pinanga Blume  
                               Genus Prestoea Hook. f. – prestoea 
                               Genus Pritchardia Seem. & H. Wendl. – pritchardia 
                               Genus Pseudophoenix H. Wendl. ex Sarg. – pseudophoenix 
                               Genus Ptychosperma Labill. – ptychosperma 
                               Genus Raphia P. Beauv. – raffia palm 
                               Genus Ravenea H. Wendl. ex C.D. Bouché  
                               Genus Rhapidophyllum H. Wendl. & Drude – rhapidophyllum 
                               Genus Rhapis L.f. ex Aiton  
                               Genus Roystonea O.F. Cook – royal palm 
                               Genus Sabal Adans. – palmetto 
                               Genus Salacca Reinw. – salacca 
                               Genus Satranala J. Dransf. & Beentje  
                               Genus Serenoa Hook. f. – serenoa 
                               Genus Syagrus Mart. – syagrus 
                               Genus Thrinax Sw. – thatch palm, thatchpalm 
                               Genus Trachycarpus H. Wendl. – Chinese windmill palm 
                               Genus Voanioala J. Dransf.  
                               Genus Washingtonia H. Wendl. – fan palm 

  Expert: Scott Zona  
  Notes: Curator, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC), 11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, Florida, 33199, USA   
  Reference for: Arecaceae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at   
  Reference for: Arecaceae   
  Source: Arecaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Arecaceae   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Arecaceae   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Arecaceae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McNeill, J., F. Barrie, H. Burdet, V. Demoulin, D. Hawksworth, K. Marhold, D. Nicolson, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Regnum Vegetabile, vol. 146   
  Page(s): xviii + 568   
  Publisher: Koeltz Scientific Books   
  Publication Place: Königstein, Germany   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-906166-48-1, 0080-0694  
  Notes: Also available on the web at   
  Reference for: Arecaceae   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Use of Palmae as an 'alternative' family name for Arecaceae is authorized by the ICBN, Articles 18.5-18.6 (McNeill et al., 2006:18-19), although ITIS opts to use Arecaceae instead  



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