Kentiopsis

Kentiopsis is a genus of palm trees endemic to New Caledonia.[1][2] Relationships between Kentiopsis and the other genera of subtribe Archontophoenicinae, including the Australian Archontophoenix and the New Caledonia endemic Chambeyronia and Actinokentia are unresolved.[3]

Kentiopsis
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Kentiopsis oliviformis, University of Miami campus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Areceae
Subtribe: Archontophoenicinae
Genus: Kentiopsis
Brongn.
Synonyms[1]

Mackeea H.E.Moore

It contains four known species:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ J. Dransfield & N. W. Uhl (1998). "Palmae". In Klaus Kubitzki (ed.). Flowering plants, Monocotyledons: Alismatanae and Commelinanae (except Gramineae). The families and genera of vascular plants. 4. Springer. p. 361. ISBN 978-3-540-64061-5.
  3. ^ Domenech, B., C. B. Asmussen-Lange, W. J. Baker, E. Alapetite, J. C. Pintaud, and S. Nadot. (2014) A Phylogenetic Analysis of Palm Subtribe Archontophoenicinae (Arecaceae) Based on 14 DNA Regions.” Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 175 (4): 469–81.