Collection of palms at Lancetilla

The Botanical Garden has an wide collection of palms from around the world. Most of the species - some almost 80 years old - are individual adults. In this page we want to present the diversity of this plant family that can be found in the Botanical Garden.

 

Acoelorraphe wrightii (Griseb.&H.Wendl) H.Wendl.ex Becc.

Acrocomia mexicana Karw. Ex C.Martius

Aiphanes aculeata Willd.

Archontophoenix alexandrae (F.Muell.) H.Wendl.&Drude

Areca catechu L.

Areca triandra Roxb. ex Buch.-Ham.

Arenga saccharifera Labill.

Attalea cohune Mart.

Attalea luetzelburgii (Burret) Wess.Boer

Astrocaryum mexicanum Liebm. ex Mart.

Astrocaryum standleyanum L.H.Bailey

Bactris gasipaes Kunth.

Bentinckia nicobarica (Kurz.) Becc.

Borassus aethiopum Mart

Borassus flabellifer L.

Caryota cumingii Lodd. Ex Mart.

Caryota mitis Lour.

Caryota urens L.

Chamaedora sp.

Chamaedorea elegans Mart.

Chamaedorea seifrizii Burret

Chrysolidocarpus lutescens

Cocos nucifera L.

Cocotrinax sp.

Elaeis oleifera (Kunth) CortÚs

Cryosophila warscewiczii (H.Wendl.)Bartlett

Cyrtostachys renda Blume

Daemonorops fissus Blume

Dictyosperma album (Bory) H.l.Wendl.& Drunde ex Scheff.

Elaeis guineensis Jaqc.

Euterpe edulis Mart.

Bractis gasipaes Kunth

Heterospathe elata Scheff.

Latania commersonii J.F.Gmel.

Licuala grandis H.Wendl ex Linden

Licuala muellerii ????

Licuala peltata Roxb.

Livistona chinensis (Jacq.) R.Br.

Livistona humilis R.Br.

Livistona rotundifolia (Lam.) Mart.

Livistona saribus (Lour.) Merr. ex A.Chev.

Manicaria saccifera Gaertn.

Mauritia flexuosa L.f.

Metroxylom sp.

Nephrosperma vanhoutteanum  (van Houtte) Balf. f.

Oenocarpus mapora H.Karst.

Phoenix roebelenii O'Brien

Phytelephas macrocarpa Ruiz&Pav.

Ptychoraphis angusta ????

Ptychosperma elegans (R.Br.) Blume

Ptychosperma macarthurii (H.Wendl.ex H.J.Veitch) H.Wendl.ex Hook.f.

Raphia taedigera (Mart.) Mart.

Roystonia dunlapiana Allen

Roystonia regia (Kunth) O.F.Cook

Sabal mexicana Mart.

Salacca edulis Blume

Syagrus orinocensis (Spruce) Burret

Syagrus romanzoffianum (Cham.) Glassman

Syagrus schizophylla (Mart.) Glassman

Veitchia joannis H.Wendl.

Veitchia merrillii (Becc.) H.E.Moore

Veitchia winin H.E.Moore

 

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