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Key to Arecaceae

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1. Leaf segments loosely arching to drooping, tent-like, margins folded downward; petioles generally unarmed, bases not persisting ..... [SYAGRUS]

1' Leaf segments stiffly spreading, V-shaped, margins folded upward; petioles generally armed, bases persisting on trunk

2. Leaf blade pinnate, elongate; petioles not split at base; dioecious ..... PHOENIX

2' Leaf blade ± palmate, rounded; petioles split at base; flower bisexual ..... WASHINGTONIA


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