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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      Order: Arecales (29)

        Family: Arecaceae (29)(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


Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

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