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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Metroxylon

Caroline ivory nutpalm
sago palm

Hierarchical position of the Genus Metroxylon

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Arecidae Takht.
pub. 1967
   SuperOrdo  Arecanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 525. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Arecales Bromhead
pub. 1840
   Familia  Arecaceae Schultz Sch.
pub. Nat. Syst. Pflanzenr.: 317. 1832, nom. cons.
common name: Palmae, palms
   Tribus  Metroxyleae Drude in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam. II, 3: 27, 43. 26 Mar 1887.
   Subtribus  Metroxylinae Blume
pub. Rumphia 2: 176. Jan-Aug 1843.
   Genus  Metroxylon Rottb.
pub. (1783)
common name: metroxylon

Named members of the Genus Metroxylon

   Species  amicarum (H. A. Wendl.) Becc.
common name: Caroline ivory nutpalm
   Species  rumphii (Willd.) C. Martius
syn. Metroxylon sagu
   Species  sagu Rottb.
common name: sago palm

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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