Learn more about 🌴︎ palms family Arecaceae

Formerly or alternately called family Palmae.

Part of order Asparagales.

As a common name, "palms" include some species of other families asparagus  family Asparagaceae, tree ferns  family Cyatheaceae, family Cyclanthaceae, fern  family Dicksoniaceae and 🌾︎ grass  family Poaceae.

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Uses by native peoples
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