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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2615)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2518)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Arecales (28)

        Family: Arecaceae (28)(family description)

          Genus: Wallichia (1)

            Epithet: caryotoides Roxb. (1)

Synonyms: Harina caryotoides (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham., Harina wallichia Steud. ex Saloman, Wallichia mooreana S.K.Basu, Wallichia siamensis Becc., Wrightea caryotoides (Roxb.) Roxb.

caryotoides => resembling Caryota

mooreana => in honor of Frederick William Moore (1857-1949), Irish horticulturist and botanist

siamensis => of Siam

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

External links

Check for Wallichia caryotoides at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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