Genus: Alsmithia H. E. Moore

Usually considered a synonym of: Heterospathe Scheff.

Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Areceae
Genus number: 457
Last updated: 22-Mar-2010
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Dransfield, J. et al. 2008. Genera palmarum: the evolution and classification of palms 633.
  2. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms. Note: accepts
  3. Norup, M. V. 2005. Alsmithia subsumed in Heterospathe (Arecaceae, Arecoideae). Novon 15:455-457.
  4. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield. 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 437. Note: accepts

Google Scholar   

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Alsmithia
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 16 September 2019.