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Genus: Hyophorbe

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

Four species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Hyophorbe indica (Palmiste poison)

Native to Réunion.


Hyophorbe lagenicaulis (Bottle palm)

Native to Mauritius.


Hyophorbe vaughanii

Native to Mauritius.


Hyophorbe verschaffeltii (Spindle palm)

Native to Rodrigues.


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