Family Arecaceae von Berchtold and Presl 1820

Monocotyledoneae - Arecales - Arecaceae

Parent taxon: Arecales according to N. A. Jud 2011

Sister taxa: Arecipites, Calamus, Clavamonocolpites, Longapertites, Palmae, Spinizonocolpites

Subtaxa: Archontophoenix Echidiporites Erythea Friedemannia Grimsdalea Iriartites Luminidites Mauritiidites Nypa Oraniopsis Palmoxylon Racemonocolpites Victorisporis

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (16 collections), the Bahamas (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

• Pliocene of Bolivia (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Mexico (1), South Atlantic (2)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), Cuba (1), Germany (4), Panama (1), United States (2: California, Louisiana), Venezuela (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Antarctica (1), Australia (3), Colombia (37), France (1), Germany (1), Jamaica (1), Peru (1), Venezuela (62)

• Paleocene of Argentina (4), Colombia (19), Venezuela (57)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (1), Canada (1: Alberta), Japan (1), Mexico (1), Mongolia (1), South Sudan (16), Spain (1), United States (2: New Mexico, South Dakota)

Total: 244 collections including 276 occurrences

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