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n. - A monocotyledonous genus of West Indian feather palms.

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  • In places where the soil comes from calcareous rocks, royal palm is common (Roystonea hispaniolana).
  • Among the tree species found in the flooded forest are Pachira aquatica, Calophyllum brasiliense, Virola Koschyi, and Roystonea dunlapiana.
  • Costus arabicus, Cyperus giganteus, Eichornia crassipes, Heliconia psittacorum and the palms Roystonea regia and Mauritia flexuosa also are dominant species.
  • Other habitats in the ecoregion with which they are associated are swampy forests that include Pterocarpus officinalis, Symphonia globulifers, Euterpe oleracea and... for more
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