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Genus: Licuala

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

Seven species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Licuala elegans

 

Licuala grandis (Umbrella leaf, Palas payung)

Native to Vanuatu (= New Hebrides) and the Solomon Islands..

Licuala lauterbachii

Native to New Guinea.

 

Licuala muelleri

Native to Australia and New Guinea.

 

Licuala ramseyi (Fan palm)

Native to Australia and New Guinea.

 

Licuala spinosa (Palas duri)

Native to Indomalesia.

 
 

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