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Taxonomy ID: 4710 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid4710)
Scientific name: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl, 1820
Inherited blast name: monocots
Rank: family
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
synonym: Palmae
common name: palm family
common name: palms
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; Mesangiospermae; Liliopsida; Petrosaviidae; commelinids; Arecales
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 648,612 -
Nucleotide EST 55,492 -
Nucleotide GSS 209 -
Protein 102,353 -
Structure 5 -
Genome 39 -
Popset 685 472
GEO Datasets 112 -
PubMed Central 7,041 1,024
Gene 70,058 -
SRA Experiments 1,003 16
Protein Clusters 76 -
Identical Protein Groups 76,303 -
Bio Project 152 3
Bio Sample 1,818 17
Bio Systems 525 -
Assembly 10 -
Probe 6,482 -
PubChem BioAssay 11 -
Taxonomy 1,569 1

Comments and References:

Nota BenePALMweb - 2014
Palmweb 2014. Palmweb: Palms of the World Online. Published on the internet

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Feb 21, 2014)
Name accessed on 21 February 2014 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Nota BeneAPG IV (2016)
The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2016. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification of the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181: 1-20. DOI:

Nota BeneAPG III (2009)
The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2009. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161(2): 105-121. The APG III system incorporates molecular data and phylogenetic methods and represents the most up-to-date classification of flowering plants.

Nota BeneStevens PF: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website
Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 12, July 2012 [and more or less continuously updated since].

Nota BeneFlora of China - Arecaceae
Shengji Pei, Sanyang Chen, Guo Lixiu, John Dransfield & Andrew Henderson. Arecaceae. In Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. 2010. Flora of China. Vol. 23 (Acoraceae through Cyperaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online version.

Nota BeneFNA - Arecaceae
Zona Z. 2000. Arecaceae Schultz Schultzenstein. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Vol. 22: Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae Arecidae, Commelinidae (in Part), and Zingiberidae. New York and Oxford. On-line version.

Reference to PubMed documentBarrett CF et al. 2016
Barrett CF, Baker WJ, Comer JR, Conran JG, Lahmeyer SC, Leebens-Mack JH, Li J, Lim GS, Mayfield- Jones DR, Perez L, Medinz J, Pires JC, Santos C, Stevenson DW, Zomlefer WB, Davis JI. 2016. Plastid genomes reveal support for deep phylogenetic relationships and extensive rate variation among palms and other commelinid monocots. New Phytologist 209: 855-870. doi: 10.1111/nph.13617. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

Nota BeneHaston E et al. 2007
Haston E, Richardson JE, Stevens PF, Chase, MW and Harris DJ. 2007. A linear sequence of Angiosperm Phylogeny Group II families. Taxon 56 (1): 7-12.

Dransfield J et al. 2005
Dransfield J, Uhl NW, Asmussen CB, Baker WJ, Harley MM and Lewis CE. 2005. A new phylogenetic classification of the palm family, Arecaceae. Kew Bulletin 60: 559-569.

Uhl N & Dransfield J 1999
Uhl NW and Dransfield J. 1999. Genera Palmarum after ten years, in Henderson A., and F. Borsenius (Eds.), Evolution, Variation and Classification of Palms, NYBG Press, New York, pp. 245-254.

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