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Common name

English: West African piassava palm

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Arecales (28)

        Family: Arecaceae (28)(family description)

          Genus: Raphia (1)

            Epithet: vinifera P. Beauv. (2)

vinifera => wine-bearing

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Raphia vinifera at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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