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Genus: Ptychosperma

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

Eleven species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Ptychosperma caryotoides

Native to New Guinea.


Ptychosperma elegans (Solitaire palm)

Native to Australia.


Ptychosperma gracile (Kiskis)

Native to New Guinea.


Ptychosperma lineare

Native to New Guinea.


Ptychosperma macarthurii (Hurricane palm)

Native from Australia to New Guinea.


Ptychosperma microcarpum (Paiva)

Native to New Guinea.


Ptychosperma nicolai


Ptychosperma propinquum

Native to Indonesia.


Ptychosperma salomonense (Solomon Island palm)

Native to Solomon Island.


Ptychosperma sanderianum

Native to New Guinea.


Ptychosperma schefferi (Tanai)

Native to New Guinea.


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