Wallichia triandra

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Wallichia triandra
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Wallichia
Species:
W. triandra
Binomial name
Wallichia triandra
(Joseph) S.K. Basu
Synonyms[2]

Wallichia triandra is a species of flowering plant in the family Arecaceae that is native to South Tibet in China and also to the neighboring Arunachal Pradesh region of India.[3][4][5]

Description[edit]

The plant is 3 metres (9.8 ft) tall and 3–5 centimetres (1.2–2.0 in) wide while its rachis is 2 metres (6 ft 7 in) in length. Its rachillae are 20–30 centimetres (7.9–11.8 in) in length and the flowers are as big as 4 millimetres (0.16 in). Fruits are red and oblong.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, D. (1998). "Wallichia triandra". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1998: e.T38724A10145823. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T38724A10145823.en. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Wallichia triandra". Flora of China. Retrieved April 12, 2013.
  3. ^ Kew World Checlist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. ^ Henderson, A. (2009). Palms of Southern Asia: 1-197. Princeton university press, Princeton and Oxford.