1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Metroxylon Rottb.
      1. Metroxylon sagu Rottb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Maluku to New Guinea.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Maluku, New Guinea

    Introduced into:

    Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, Santa Cruz Is., Solomon Is., Sumatera, Thailand

    Metroxylon sagu Rottb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 2, 2004 Schodde, R. [2310], Papua New Guinea K000522273
    Jun 2, 2004 Womersley, J. [NGF19234], Papua New Guinea K000522274
    Jun 2, 2004 Floyd, A. [NGF5407], Papua New Guinea K000522275
    Feb 28, 2000 Baker, W.J. [1069], Indonesia 70035.000
    Feb 28, 2000 Baker, W.J. [1069], Indonesia 64050.000
    Feb 28, 2000 Baker, W.J. [1069], Indonesia K000462253
    Feb 25, 1998 Baker, W.J. [881], Indonesia K000462255
    Jan 1, 1984 Moore, H.E. [BSIP 40909315], Solomon Is. K000208780
    Jan 1, 1984 Moore, H.E. [BSIP 40909315], Solomon Is. K000208781
    Baker, W.J. [881], Indonesia 63977.000
    Baker, W.J. [550], Malaysia K000114494

    First published in Nye Saml. Kongel. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Skr. 2: 527 (1783)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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    Palmweb - Palms of the World Online
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