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Borassus akeassii is a species of Palmyra palm from west and central Africa from Senegal to Congo-Kinshasa. It was first described in 2006, having previously confused with Borassus aethiopum and Borassus flabellifer.[2]

Borassus akeassii
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Ake Assi's Palmyra Palm (Borassus akeassii), fruits
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Borassus
Species: B. akeassii
Binomial name
Borassus akeassii
  • Borassus aethiopum var. domesticus A. Chev.


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