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Genus: Roystonea (royal palms)

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

Six species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Roystonea borinquena (Puerto Rico royal palm)

Native to Puerto Rico.


Roystonea elata (Florida royal palm)

Native to Florida.


Roystonea hispaniolana (Royal palm)

Native to Hispania.


Roystonea oleracea (Caribbee royal palm)

Native to Trinidad and Barbados.


Roystonea regia (Cuban royal palm)

Native to Cuba and Honduras.


Roystonea venezuelana (Venezuela royal palm)

Native to Venezuela.


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