Palm genera

The following list includes all 190 genera of palms sorted by scientific names. The list is linked to Fairchild's data and images.


Genus Fairchild resources
Acanthophoenix 8 living plants 15 images 1 DNA sample
Acoelorrhaphe 49 living plants 21 images 10 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Acrocomia 1 living plant 5 images 28 herbarium sheets 5 DNA samples
Actinokentia 10 herbarium sheets
Actinorhytis 3 living plants 9 images 5 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Adonidia 9 living plants 6 images 3 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Aiphanes 14 living plants 23 images 44 herbarium sheets 8 DNA samples
Allagoptera 6 living plants 7 images 26 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Alloschmidia
Alsmithia 3 images 3 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Ammandra 6 herbarium sheets
Aphandra 3 herbarium sheets
Archontophoenix 11 living plants 17 images 5 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Areca 25 living plants 45 images 41 herbarium sheets 5 DNA samples
Arenga 92 living plants 93 images 37 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Asterogyne 1 living plant 7 images 48 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Astrocaryum 30 living plants 29 images 62 herbarium sheets 8 DNA samples
Attalea 89 living plants 64 images 55 herbarium sheets
Bactris 25 living plants 50 images 174 herbarium sheets 7 DNA samples
Balaka 1 living plant 4 images 10 herbarium sheets 4 DNA samples
Barcella
Basselinia 18 herbarium sheets
Beccariophoenix 5 living plants 5 images 2 DNA samples
Bentinckia 2 living plants 4 images 4 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Bismarckia 24 living plants 30 images 7 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Borassodendron 7 living plants 15 images 1 DNA sample
Borassus 22 living plants 29 images 13 herbarium sheets 4 DNA samples
Brahea 15 living plants 35 images 29 herbarium sheets 13 DNA samples
Brassiophoenix 3 living plants 2 images 14 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Brongniartikentia 1 herbarium sheet
Burretiokentia 5 living plants 14 images 7 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Butia 4 living plants 7 images 27 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Calamus 7 living plants 18 images 38 herbarium sheets
Calospatha
Calyptrocalyx 6 living plants 17 images 27 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Calyptrogyne 8 living plants 1 image 27 herbarium sheets
Calyptronoma 15 images 14 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Campecarpus 6 herbarium sheets
Carpentaria 12 living plants 7 images 7 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Carpoxylon 18 living plants 5 images 1 DNA sample
Caryota 37 living plants 59 images 23 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Ceratolobus
Ceroxylon 3 herbarium sheets
Chamaedorea 80 living plants 103 images 280 herbarium sheets 19 DNA samples
Chamaerops 10 living plants 13 images 4 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Chambeyronia 9 living plants 10 images 3 herbarium sheets
Chelyocarpus 9 living plants 18 images 6 herbarium sheets 8 DNA samples
Chuniophoenix 7 living plants 7 images 7 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Clinosperma 1 herbarium sheet
Clinostigma 3 living plants 7 images 2 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Coccothrinax 259 living plants 118 images 210 herbarium sheets 123 DNA samples
Cocos 174 living plants 91 images 16 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Colpothrinax 4 living plants 3 images 4 herbarium sheets 6 DNA samples
Copernicia 183 living plants 111 images 35 herbarium sheets 25 DNA samples
Corypha 28 living plants 36 images 10 herbarium sheets 8 DNA samples
Cryosophila 33 living plants 27 images 29 herbarium sheets 10 DNA samples
Cyphokentia
Cyphophoenix 2 living plants 2 images
Cyphosperma 2 herbarium sheets
Cyrtostachys 10 living plants 18 images 4 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Daemonorops 1 living plant 4 images 13 herbarium sheets
Deckenia 2 living plants 8 images 3 DNA samples
Desmoncus 2 living plants 8 images 36 herbarium sheets 5 DNA samples
Dictyocaryum 1 herbarium sheet
Dictyosperma 30 living plants 21 images 7 herbarium sheets 5 DNA samples
Dransfieldia 1 living plant 8 images 2 DNA samples
Drymophloeus 17 living plants 29 images 42 herbarium sheets 7 DNA samples
Dypsis 51 living plants 72 images 27 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Elaeis 19 living plants 15 images 13 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Eleiodoxa 1 herbarium sheet
Eremospatha
Eugeissona 1 herbarium sheet
Euterpe 2 living plants 8 images 22 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Gastrococos 5 living plants 20 images 2 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Gaussia 53 living plants 23 images 7 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Geonoma 2 living plants 10 images 146 herbarium sheets 7 DNA samples
Guihaia 11 living plants 20 images 6 herbarium sheets 5 DNA samples
Hedyscepe
Heterospathe 25 living plants 32 images 19 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Howea 6 living plants 10 images
Hydriastele 23 living plants 39 images 62 herbarium sheets 12 DNA samples
Hyophorbe 33 living plants 35 images 10 herbarium sheets 7 DNA samples
Hyospathe 1 living plant 3 images 5 herbarium sheets
Hyphaene 29 living plants 27 images 34 herbarium sheets 32 DNA samples
Iguanura 2 living plants 4 images 4 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Iriartea 5 herbarium sheets
Iriartella
Itaya 6 living plants 9 images 4 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Johannesteijsmannia 1 living plant 4 images 1 herbarium sheet 3 DNA samples
Juania
Jubaea 5 herbarium sheets
Jubaeopsis 1 herbarium sheet
Kentiopsis 4 living plants 5 images
Kerriodoxa 9 living plants 16 images 3 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Korthalsia 12 herbarium sheets
Laccospadix
Laccosperma 1 herbarium sheet
Latania 13 living plants 44 images 13 herbarium sheets 11 DNA samples
Lavoixia
Lemurophoenix
Leopoldinia 1 herbarium sheet
Lepidocaryum 1 herbarium sheet
Lepidorrhachis
Leucothrinax
Licuala 48 living plants 70 images 30 herbarium sheets 11 DNA samples
Linospadix 1 living plant 4 images 6 herbarium sheets
Livistona 150 living plants 148 images 39 herbarium sheets 6 DNA samples
Lodoicea 2 living plants 6 images
Loxococcus
Lytocaryum 8 herbarium sheets
Manicaria 2 living plants 9 images 12 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Marojejya 1 living plant 3 images
Masoala
Mauritia 2 living plants 4 images 6 herbarium sheets
Mauritiella 1 living plant 3 images 3 herbarium sheets
Maxburretia
Medemia 1 living plant 3 images 1 herbarium sheet 1 DNA sample
Metroxylon 3 living plants 7 images 3 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Moratia
Myrialepis
Nannorrhops 4 living plants 9 images 4 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Nenga 3 living plants 3 images
Neonicholsonia 2 living plants 6 images 4 herbarium sheets
Neoveitchia 5 living plants 13 images 3 DNA samples
Nephrosperma 2 living plants 4 images 1 DNA sample
Normanbya 2 living plants 4 images 7 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Nypa 10 living plants 9 images 8 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Oenocarpus 1 image 9 herbarium sheets
Oncocalamus
Oncosperma 14 living plants 13 images 3 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Orania 2 living plants 11 images 2 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Oraniopsis
Parajubaea 3 herbarium sheets
Pelagodoxa 1 living plant 7 images
Phoenicophorium 3 images 1 DNA sample
Phoenix 65 living plants 65 images 70 herbarium sheets 11 DNA samples
Pholidocarpus 3 living plants 12 images 3 DNA samples
Pholidostachys 1 living plant 8 images 8 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Physokentia
Phytelephas 4 living plants 16 images 1 herbarium sheet 1 DNA sample
Pigafetta
Pinanga 24 living plants 43 images 37 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Plectocomia 1 living plant 8 images 1 herbarium sheet
Plectocomiopsis
Podococcus
Pogonotium
Polyandrococos 5 living plants 5 images 2 DNA samples
Prestoea 1 herbarium sheet
Pritchardia 23 living plants 34 images 7 herbarium sheets 5 DNA samples
Pritchardiopsis
Pseudophoenix 100 living plants 56 images 10 herbarium sheets 23 DNA samples
Ptychococcus 8 living plants 7 images 14 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Ptychosperma 163 living plants 82 images 76 herbarium sheets 11 DNA samples
Raphia 5 living plants 19 images 4 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Ravenea 11 living plants 25 images 2 herbarium sheets 7 DNA samples
Reinhardtia 5 living plants 6 images 43 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Retispatha
Rhapidophyllum 12 living plants 10 images 2 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Rhapis 41 living plants 27 images 4 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Rhopaloblaste 1 living plant 2 images 2 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Rhopalostylis
Roscheria 1 living plant 7 images 1 DNA sample
Roystonea 142 living plants 39 images 7 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Sabal 260 living plants 83 images 100 herbarium sheets 29 DNA samples
Salacca 11 living plants 26 images 1 herbarium sheet 1 DNA sample
Satakentia 3 living plants 11 images 1 herbarium sheet
Satranala
Schippia 20 living plants 17 images 3 herbarium sheets 4 DNA samples
Sclerosperma
Serenoa 48 living plants 26 images 75 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Socratea 4 images 11 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Solfia 3 images 1 DNA sample
Sommieria 3 living plants 2 images 1 herbarium sheet 1 DNA sample
Syagrus 69 living plants 116 images 70 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Synechanthus 1 image 38 herbarium sheets 3 DNA samples
Tectiphiala
Thrinax 184 living plants 29 images 33 herbarium sheets 20 DNA samples
Trachycarpus 2 herbarium sheets
Trithrinax 10 living plants 2 images 3 herbarium sheets
Veillonia 2 herbarium sheets
Veitchia 97 living plants 47 images 24 herbarium sheets 8 DNA samples
Verschaffeltia 1 living plant 8 images 1 DNA sample
Voanioala
Wallichia 4 living plants 16 images
Washingtonia 18 living plants 10 images 11 herbarium sheets 2 DNA samples
Welfia 1 living plant 7 images 5 herbarium sheets
Wendlandiella 2 living plants 2 images 1 herbarium sheet 3 DNA samples
Wettinia 14 herbarium sheets 1 DNA sample
Wodyetia 16 living plants 9 images 1 DNA sample
Zombia 9 living plants 20 images 5 herbarium sheets 4 DNA samples