Record Details

Scientific Name:
Arecaceae

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

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Plantae
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Synonym(s):
Palmae
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Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
accepted

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Record Credibility Rating:
TWG standards met
Global Species Completeness:
partial
Currency Rating:
2012

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References

Expert(s):
Scott Zona. Curator, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC), 11200 S.W. 8th Street, Miami, Florida, 33199, USA
Other Sources:
database: Arecaceae of North America Update; Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)
database: The PLANTS Database; National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov
database: The PLANTS Database; National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov
website: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2011; Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/
References:
McNeill, J., F. Barrie, H. Burdet, V. Demoulin, D. Hawksworth, K. Marhold, D. Nicolson, et al. 2006-01-01. Regnum Vegetabile, vol. 146. Koeltz Scientific Books. Königstein, Germany. xviii + 568. 3-906166-48-1. Also available on the web at http://ibot.sav.sk/icbn/main.htm.

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Comments

Comments:
David Nicolson - ITIS Data Development Coordinator: Use of Palmae as an 'alternative' family name for Arecaceae is authorized by the ICBN, Articles 18.5-18.6 (McNeill et al., 2006:18-19), although ITIS opts to use Arecaceae instead

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