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The Palm Family is a family of flowering plants, belonging to the monocot order, Arecales.

There are 202 currently known genera with around 2,600 species, most of which are restricted to tropical or subtropical climates.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Arecaceae", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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February 27, 2017

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