Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order Arecales — the palms.

Etymologies

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Areca +‎ -aceae

Examples

  • The Palme family is botanically known as the Arecaceae family.

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  • The Palme family is botanically known as the Arecaceae family.

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  • However, endemism among plants extends to only three genera, Jedda (Thymelaeaceae), Normanbya (Arecaceae), and Wodyetia (Arecaceae).

    Cape York tropical savanna

  • For example, while species composition of birds and certain plant groups (Arecaceae, Meliaceae) are highly similar in these two sub-ecoregions, there are few species of frogs and butterflies shared among them.

    Cordillera Oriental montane forests

  • The most widespread of these occurs at an elevation of 600-900 meters (m) and is characterized by a dominance of Livistona cochinchinensis (Arecaceae).

    Tonle Sap-Mekong peat swamp forests

  • "Mangrove: Any of certain shrubs and trees, of the families Rhizophoraceae, Verbenaceae, Sonneratiaceae, and Arecaceae (Palmae) that grow in dense thickets or forests along tidal estuaries, in salt marshes, and on muddy coasts and characteristically have prop root -- i.e. exposed, supporting roots."

    The Annotated "Doin' That Rag"

  • Palm, or Arecaceae, is a family that makes up 200 genera and approximately 3,000 species.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The genus is named after the muse Euterpe of Greek mythology and the major plant family is Arecaceae.

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