Metroxylon vitiense

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Metroxylon vitiense


Taxonavigation: Arecales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Arecaceae
Subfamilia: Calamoideae
Tribus: Calameae
Subtribus: Metroxylinae
Genus: Metroxylon
Species: Metroxylon vitiense



Metroxylon vitiense (H.Wendl.) Hook.f.


  • Basionym
    • Coelococcus vitiensis H.Wendl., Bonplandia (Hannover) 10: 199 (1862).
  • Homotypic
    • Sagus vitiensis (H.Wendl.) H.Wendl. in B.Seemann, Viti, App.: 444 (1862).
  • Heterotypic
    • Calamus kentiiformis Linden, Nursery Cat. (Linden) 114: 2 (1884).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
      • Fiji; Wallis-Futuna Is.

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



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