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(sentry palm; family Arecaceae)

A genus of palms that have a single, closely hoop-marked trunk. The leaves are pinnate. The trees are monoecious, with inflorescences among the leaves. They are very commonly cultivated. There are 2 species, both endemic (see endemism) to Lord Howe Island (Australia).

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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