The genus Hexopetion Burret (Arecaceae)

Jean Christophe Pintaud, Betty Millán, Francis Kahn

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The genus Hexopetion was described by Burret to accommodate a single species, H. mexicanum. We reinstate the genus on the basis of morphological and anatomical data, and enlarge it to include a second species, Astrocaryum alatum, for which a new combination is made.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages6
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2008
EventRevista Peruana de Biologia -
Duration: 1 Jan 2008 → …


ConferenceRevista Peruana de Biologia
Period1/01/08 → …


  • Arecaceae
  • Hexopetion
  • New combination
  • Reinstated genus

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