subfamily Arecoideae

Family number: 2147    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
Alternate name: Palmae
Number of accepted genera: 37
Type genus: Chamaedorea Willd.
Comments: monocot

Complete list of genera

References for subfamily:

  • Cuenca, A. et al. 2009. Phylogeny and evolution of morphological characters in tribe Chamaedoreeae (Arecaceae). (Taxon) 58:1092-1108.


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 24 May 2019.