Phenakospermum guyannense (Rich.) Endl. ex Miq.
- Common Name: South American Travelers Palm
- Family: Strelitziaceae (Schumann) Hutch.
- Country of Origin: tropical South America
- Description: This large tree-like relative of the banana family is native to South America. The large flowers are subtended by boat-shaped bracts. It is a genus of only two species in the Strelitziaceae family.
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- Accession # 200000058
- Source: NYBG
- Accession Date: 09-21-2000
- Bench: 1316 - NEO:Andean Tropics B
- Qty: 1 confirmed on 01-14-2013
- Division: Magnoliophyta
- Class: Liliopsida
- SubClass: commelinids
- Order: Zingiberales
- Family: Strelitziaceae
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