Arecaceae

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Arecaceae

[‚ar·ə′ka·sē‚ē]
(botany)
The palms, the single family of the order Arecales.
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Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) is a monocotyledonous, dioecious perennial diploid species belonging to the Palmaceae (Arecacea) family.
Palmaceae fruits, such as buriti (364 [micro]g.[g.sup.-1]), tucuma (99 [micro]g.[g.sup.-1]) or bocaiuva (59 [micro]g.[g.sup.-1]) are richer in [beta]-carotene.
El genero cocos pertenece a la familia Arecaceae (Palmaceae), subfamilia cocoideae, la cual incluye 27 generos y 600 especies.