Brittonia

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 189–194 | Cite as

Attalea crassispatha, a rare and endemic Haitian palm

  • Andrew Henderson
  • Michael Balick
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Abstract

The taxonomic history of the poorly known Haitian endemic palmAttalea crassispatha is given. Morphology and pollen morphology are described and illustrated. A discussion is given concerning its position within the Attaleinae. In particular, staminate flower morphology of the subtribe is discussed.

Key words

Palmae Attalea Attaleinae Haiti 

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© New York Botanical Garden 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Henderson
    • 1
  • Michael Balick
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Economic BotanyNew York Botanical GardenBronx

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