Astrocaryum mexicanum

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Astrocaryum mexicanum


Taxonavigation: Arecales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Arecales

Familia: Arecaceae
Subfamilia: Arecoideae
Tribus: Cocoseae
Subtribus: Bactridinae
Genus: Astrocaryum
Species: Astrocaryum mexicanum


Astrocaryum mexicanum Liebm. ex Mart., 1853


  • Homotypic
    • Hexopetion mexicanum (Liebm. ex Mart.) Burret, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 12: 156 (1934).
  • Heterotypic
    • Astrocaryum rostratum Hook.f., Bot. Mag. 80: t. 4773 (1854).
    • Astrocaryum warszewiczii H.Karst., Wochenschr. Gärtnerei Pflanzenk. 1: 297 (1858).
    • Astrocaryum chichon Linden, Ill. Hort. 28: 15 (1881).
    • Bactris cohune S.Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 21: 467 (1886).
    • Astrocaryum cohune (S.Watson) Standl., Trop. Woods 21: 25 (1930).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Belize; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf; Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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