Palm Trees Biogeography. By: Ginger Burns. Scientific Classification. Arecaceae or Palmae (also known by the name Palmaceae ,. Kingdom: Plantae Division: Magnoliophyta Class: Liliopsida Order: Arecales Family: Arecaceae Schultz- Schultzenstein. Genera and Species.
Arecaceae or Palmae (also known by the name Palmaceae,
Whether shrubs, trees or vines palms are limited to two methods of growth.
Occasionally, a plant is very often
clustering with the occasional solitary
member or the converse.
This grove of the native species Washingtonia filifera in Palm Canyon, California is growing alongside a stream running through the desert.
5. The fruit is usually a single-seededdrupe, but some genera (e.g. Salacca) may contain two or more seeds in each fruit.
Coconut palm trees in Mumbai, India
Colombia may have the highest number of palm species in one country.
World map with the tropics highlighted in red
However since all related species classified in the subfamily Cocoideae have a South American origin (except perhaps the coconut, Cocos nucifera),
It is thought that Sympatric speciation
Sympatric speciation is more strictly defined as the emergence
of two species from a population in which mating has been random
with respect to the place of birth of the mating partners2.Origin of Species
Country of Origin :
Probably the most beautiful palm !
Seeds float in the water
or drop to the