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Genus: Thrinax

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).

Thrinax excelsa (Jamaican thatch palm)

Native to Jamaica.

 

Thrinax morrisii (Brittle thatch)

Native to the West Indies and Florida.

 

Thrinax parviflora (Thatch palm)

Native to Jamaica.

 

Thrinax radiata (Sea thatch)

Native to West Indies, central America and Florida

 
 

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