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Durio kutejensis

Durio kutejensis, commonly known as durian pulu, durian merah, nyekak, Pakan, Kuluk, or lai, is a primary rainforest substorey fruit tree from Borneo. It is a very attractive small- to medium-sized tree up to 30 m tall. It has large, glossy leave ...

Euterpe broadwayi

Euterpe broadwayi, the manac, or manicol, is a tall, slender-stemmed, pinnate-leaved palm native to Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica. Stems usually grow in a cluster and are 8–20 metres tall and 20–25 ce ...

Howea

Howea is a genus of two palms, H. belmoreana and H. forsteriana, both endemic to Lord Howe Island, Australia. H. forsteriana in particular is commonly grown as an indoor plant in the Northern Hemisphere, and the two species form the mainstay of t ...

Howea forsteriana

Howea forsteriana, the Kentia palm or thatch palm, is a species of flowering plant in the palm family Arecaceae, endemic to Lord Howe Island in Australia. It is also widely grown on Norfolk Island. It is a relatively slow-growing palm, eventually ...

Koompassia excelsa

Koompassia excelsa is an emergent tropical rainforest tree species in the family Fabaceae. It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. It is one of the tallest tropical tree species: the tallest measured specimen is 85.8 m ...

Metroxylon amicarum

Metroxylon amicarum is a species of flowering plant in the family Arecaceae, endemic to the Caroline Islands. It was named for the Friendly Islands, now Tonga, from where it was first thought to have descended. It is the only species in the Metro ...

Metroxylon warburgii

Metroxylon warburgii commonly called the natangura palm, is a species of flowering plant in the family Arecaceae. The specific epithet is in honor of Otto Warburg. The common name is from the Bislama name natanggura.

Myrialepis

Myrialepis is a monotypic genus of flowering plant in the palm family, the single species, Myrialepis paradoxa, native to Southeast Asia. The genus name is a combination of the Greek words meaning "innumerable" and "scale", a description of the f ...

Myrmephytum

Myrmephytum is a genus of myrmecophytic flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It is distributed from central Malesia to New Guinea. It is one of five ant-plant genera in the family Rubiaceae, the others being Anthorrhiza, Hydnophytum, Myrmeco ...

Nepenthes singalana

Nepenthes singalana is a tropical pitcher plant endemic to the island of Sumatra, where it grows at 2000–2900 m above sea level. It is most closely allied to N. diatas and N. spathulata.

Physokentia

This genus contains the following species: The relationships between Physokentia and some other genera of the tribe Basseliniinae particularly the New Caledonia endemic Burretiokentia and Cyphophoenix are not clear.

Pinanga andamanensis

Pinanga andamanensis is one of the critically endangered species of endemic palms reported from the Andaman Islands. This insular species was first described by Odoardo Beccari in 1934, based on an old herbarium collection procured by E. H. Man d ...

Plectocomiopsis

Plectocomiopsis is a dioecious genus of flowering plant in the palm family found in Indochina, Malaysia, Borneo and Sumatra. Hapaxanthic and armed with spines, they are a climbing rattan, closely related to the Myrialepis palms. The name is Greek ...

Ponapea

Ponapea is a genus of palms which is native to certain islands in the western Pacific. The genus consists of four species, and has often been considered to be part of the genus Ptychosperma. Three of the species are endemic to the Caroline Island ...

Pritchardia affinis

Pritchardia affinis, the Hawaii pritchardia, is a species of palm tree that is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. Wild populations currently exist on the leeward side of the Island of Hawaii. It was most likely cultivated by Native Hawaiians, so it ...

Pritchardia minor

Pritchardia minor, the Alakai Swamp pritchardia or loulu, is a palm native to Hawaii. It grows in wet forests in the centre of Kauai at an elevation of about 1.400 metres.

Pritchardia remota

Pritchardia remota, the Nihoa pritchardia, Nihoa fan palm, or Loulu, is a species of palm endemic on the island of Nihoa, Hawaii, and later transplanted to the island of Laysan. It is a smaller tree than most other species of Pritchardia, typical ...

Pritchardia viscosa

Pritchardia viscosa, the stickybud pritchardia or loulu, is an extremely rare endangered species of Pritchardia palm that is endemic to the Hawaiian island of Kauai. It inhabits open wet forests in the Kalihiwai Valley, where it grows at altitude ...

Ptychococcus

Ptychococcus is a monoecious genus of flowering plant in the palm family from New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. They are closely related to Ptychosperma, only differentiated by the seed shape and endocarp type. The name is a combination of the ...

Rafflesia tuan-mudae

Rafflesia tuan-mudae is a member of the Rafflesiaceae family. It lives as a parasite on the Tetrastigma vine. The enormous flowers may reach over 1 m in diameter. The buds normally emerge where the vine is growing along the ground, unlike some of ...

Roystonea princeps

Roystonea princeps is a large palm which reaches heights of 20 metres 66 ft. Stems are grey-white and range from 27.5–42 centimetres 10.8–16.5 in diameter. The upper portion of the stem is encircled by leaf sheaths, forming a green portion known ...

Sabal causiarum

Sabal causiarum, commonly known as the Puerto Rico palmetto or Puerto Rican hat palm, is a species of palm which is native to Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, and the British Virgin Islands. As its common and scientific ...

Sabal domingensis

Sabal domingensis is known as the "Hispaniola palmetto", "Hispaniola palm", or "Dominican palm" palma cana in the Dominican Republic and latanier-chapeau in Haiti.

Scorodocarpus

Scorodocarpus is a monotypic genus of plant in the family Olacaceae. It has also been classified in the family Strombosiaceae. The generic name is from the Greek meaning "garlic fruit", referring to the smell of the fruit. As of June 2014 The Pla ...

Sommieria

Sommieria is a monotypic genus of flowering plant in the palm family endemic to New Guinea where they grow in rain forest understory. The sole species is Sommieria leucophylla. They resemble the Asterogyne palms but are most closely related to th ...

Squamellaria

Squamellaria is a genus of myrmecophytic flowering plants in the family Rubiaceae. It is endemic to the islands of Fiji. It is one of five ant-plant genera in the family Rubiaceae, the others being Anthorrhiza, Hydnophytum, Myrmecodia, and Myrmep ...

Syagrus coronata

Syagrus coronata, commonly known as the Ouricury palm, aricuri palm, or licuri palm, is a species of palm tree that plays an important role in the diets of tropical seasonally dry forest animals. It is native to eastern Brazil, ranging from the s ...

Trachycarpus takil

The palm tree is native to the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand Province in northwestern India, and into adjacent western Nepal. The palm grows at altitudes of 1.800–2.700 m 5.900–8.900 ft and it receives snow and frost on a regular basis in its na ...

Barnacle goose

The barnacle goose belongs to the genus Branta of black geese, which contains species with largely black plumage, distinguishing them from the grey Anser species. Despite its superficial similarity to the brant goose, genetic analysis has shown i ...

Barred warbler

The barred warbler is a typical warbler which breeds across temperate regions of central and eastern Europe and western and central Asia. This passerine bird is strongly migratory, and winters in tropical eastern Africa. It is the largest Sylvia ...

Black vulture

The black vulture, also known as the American black vulture, is a bird in the New World vulture family whose range extends from the southeastern United States to Central Chile and Uruguay in South America. Although a common and widespread species ...

Bucculatrix bechsteinella

Bucculatrix bechsteinella is a moth of the family Bucculatricidae. It was described by Johann Matthaus Bechstein and Georg Ludwig Scharfenberg in 1805. It is found in most of Europe, except Greece and Bulgaria. The wingspan is 7–9 mm. Adults are ...

Fork-tailed drongo

The fork-tailed drongo, also called the common drongo, African drongo, or savanna drongo, is a species of drongo in the family Dicruridae, which are medium-sized passerine birds of the Old World. It is native to the tropics, subtropics and temper ...

Great green macaw

The great green macaw, also known as Buffons macaw or the great military macaw, is a Central and South American parrot found in Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador. Two allopatric subspecies are recognized; the nominate ...

Marsh warbler

The marsh warbler is an Old World warbler currently classified in the family Acrocephalidae. It breeds in temperate Europe and the western Palearctic and winters mainly in south east Africa. It is notable for incorporating striking imitations of ...

Red-breasted flycatcher

The red-breasted flycatcher is a small passerine bird in the Old World flycatcher family. It breeds in eastern Europe and across Central Asia and is migratory, wintering in south Asia. It is a regular passage migrant in western Europe, whereas th ...

Upland sandpiper

The upland sandpiper is a large sandpiper, closely related to the curlews. Older names are the upland plover and Bartrams sandpiper. In Louisiana, it is also colloquially known as the papabotte. It is the only member of the genus Bartramia. The g ...

White-backed woodpecker

The white-backed woodpecker is a Eurasian woodpecker belonging to the genus Dendrocopos. It is the largest of the spotted woodpeckers in the western Palearctic, 24–26 cm long with wing-span 38–40 cm and has plumage similar to the great spotted wo ...

White-cheeked honeyeater

The white-cheeked honeyeater inhabits the east coast and the south-west corner of Australia. It has a large white patch on its cheek, a brown eye, and a yellow panel on its wing.

Wood warbler

The wood warbler is a common and widespread leaf warbler which breeds throughout northern and temperate Europe, and just into the extreme west of Asian Russia in the southern Ural Mountains. The genus name Phylloscopus is from Ancient Greek phull ...

Acanthiophilus

A. minor Morgulis & Freidburg, 2015 A. helianthi Rossi, 1794 A. summissus Morgulis & Freidburg, 2015 A. unicus Morgulis & Freidburg, 2015 A. lugubris Hering, 1939 A. brunneus Munro, 1934 A. ciconia Munro, 1957 A. walkeri Wollaston, 1858 The follo ...

Achradocera

Achradocera is a genus of flies in the family Dolichopodidae. It is distributed in the Nearctic and Neotropical realms as well as in Polynesia. Several Afrotropical species were also placed in the genus, but in 2018 they were transferred to Chrys ...

Microphorella

Microphorella is a genus of flies in the family Dolichopodidae. It is currently considered both paraphyletic and polyphyletic, and several species groups may need to be recognised as subgenera or genera.

Phalacrosoma

Phalacrosoma fulgidipes Becker, 1922 Phalacrosoma amoenus Becker, 1922 Phalacrosoma imperfectus Becker, 1922 Phalacrosoma argyrea Wei & Lu, 1996 Synonyms: Phalacrosoma postiseta Yang & Saigusa, 2001: moved to Aphalacrosoma Phalacrosoma zhejiungen ...

Symbolia

Symbolia nigripennis Van Duzee, 1931 Symbolia aldrichi Robinson, 1966 Symbolia setifera Robinson, 1966 Symbolia maculata Robinson, 1966 Symbolia sinuosa Parent, 1931 Symbolia costaricensis Robinson, 1966 Symbolia schildi Robinson, 1966 Symbolia l ...

Trigonocera

Trigonocera madagascarensis Grichanov, 2013 Trigonocera shuensis Liu & Yang in Liu, Wang, Tang & Yang, 2018 Trigonocera obscura De Meijere, 1916 Trigonocera guizhouensis Wang, Yang & Grootaert, 2008 Trigonocera tongshiensis Yang, 2002 Trigonocera ...

Cyrtodactylus collegalensis

Cyrtodactylus collegalensis, also known as the Kollegal ground gecko or forest spotted gecko, is a species of gecko found in and around Mysore hills, at the junction of the Western Ghats and the Eastern Ghats, in South India. Recent taxonomic wor ...

Cyrtodactylus jeyporensis

Cyrtodactylus jeyporensis, also known as the Jeypore Indian gecko, the Jeypore ground gecko, or the Patinghe Indian gecko, is a critically endangered species of gecko found in India, which was until recently considered extinct. Described from a s ...

Gegeneophis carnosus

Gegeneophis carnosus is a species of caecilian found in Karnataka and Kerala states, India. Its common name Periah Peak caecilian refers to its type locality, though it is also known under names blind caecilian and pink blind caecilian. Gegeneoph ...

Kaestlea travancorica

A medium-sized 3.8 cm, blue-tailed forest skink. Earlier placed in the genus Scincella, it is now included in the genus Kaestlea. It is diurnal and known to feed on insects on the forest floor.