Borassus akeassii

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Borassus akeassii
Borassus ake-assii MS 1315.JPG
Ake Assi's Palmyra Palm (Borassus akeassii), fruits
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Borassus
Species: B. akeassii
Binomial name
Borassus akeassii
  • Borassus aethiopum var. domesticus A. Chev.

Borassus akeassii is a species of Palmyra palm from west and central Africa from Senegal to Congo-Kinshasa. It was first described in 2006, having previously confused with Borassus aethiopum and Borassus flabellifer.[2]


  1. ^ Borassus akeassii Bayton, Ouédr. & Guinko
  2. ^ Bayton, Ross P.; Ouédraogo, Amadé; Guinko, Sita. 2006. "The genus Borassus (Arecaceae) in West Africa, with a description of a new species from Burkina Faso." Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 150, No. 4, April 2006, pp. 419-427(9)(abstract)

External links

  • Borassus akeassii in West African plants – A Photo Guide.

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