Invasive Species Compendium

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Washingtonia filifera
(desert fanpalm)

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Washingtonia filifera (desert fanpalm)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 03 January 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Washingtonia filifera
  • Preferred Common Name
  • desert fanpalm
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Washingtonia filifera (Linden ex Andre) H. Wendl.

Preferred Common Name

  • desert fanpalm

International Common Names

  • English: petticoat-palm; washingtonpalm (Australia)
  • French: palmier en éventail de Californie; washingtonia filamenteux

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Priesterpalme; Washingtonpalme, Fadentragende; Washingtonpalme, Kalifornische

EPPO code

  • WATFI (Washingtonia filifera)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Arecales
  •                         Family: Arecaceae
  •                             Genus: Washingtonia
  •                                 Species: Washingtonia filifera