Roystonea elata (Bartr.) F. Harper

Common name

English: Cuban royal palm, Florida Royal Palm

German: K├Ânigspalme

Portuguese: Palmeira real

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Arecales (25)

        Family: Arecaceae (25) (family description)

          Genus: Roystonea (1)

           Epithet: elata (Bartr.) F. Harper (2)

Synonyms: Palma elata Bartr., Roystonea floridana O.F. Cook, Roystonea regia auct. non (Kunth) O.F. Cook

elata => exalted, tall, lofty, stately

floridana => from Florida, USA

regia => royal

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: orange, yellow

External links

Check for Roystonea elata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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