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Genus: Sabal

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).

Sabal bermudana (Bermuda palm)

[= Sabal princeps]

Native to Bermuda.


Sabal causiarum (Puerto Rican hut palm)

Native to West Indies.


Sabal domingensis (Giant palmetto)

Native to Hispania.


Sabal etonia (Scrub palm)

[= Sabal adansonii]

Native to Florida.


Sabal maritima (Bull thatch)

Native to Jamaica and Cuba.


Sabal mauritiiformis (Palma de guagara)

Native from central America to Venezuela.


Sabal mexicana (Mexican palmetto)

[= Sabal texana]

Native to Mexico and Salvador.


Sabal minor (Dwarf palmetto)

[= Sabal louisana]

Native to south-eastern USA


Sabal palmetto (Common palmetto)

Native to south-eastern USA.


Sabal rosei (Palma de llano)

Native to Mexico.


Sabal uresana (Sonora palmetto)

Native to Mexico.


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