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Genus: Arenga

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Arecales > Family: Arecaceae

Nine species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Arenga ambong

 

Arenga australasica

Native to Australia.

 

Arenga caudata

Native to Thailand.

 

Arenga engleri (Dwarf sugar palm)

Native to Taiwan and Japan.

 

Arenga microcarpa (Aren sagu)

Native to New Guinea.

 

Arenga pinnata (Sugar palm)

Native to Indonesia.

Arenga porphyrocarpa

Native to Indonesia.

 

Arenga tremula

Native to the Philippines.

 

Arenga undulatifolia (Aren gelora)

Native to Borneo.

 
 

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