Thatch palm (Howea forsteriana)

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Thatch palm fact file

Thatch palm description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderArecales
FamilyPalmae
GenusHowea (1)

Information on the thatch palm is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Kentia palm.
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Thatch palm status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Mature thatch palm  
Mature thatch palm

© Peter Richardson

Peter Richardson
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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