Jubaea Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth

Commemorating King Juba of Numidia, N Africa.

Single-species genus. For description see species see j. chilensis.

Seeds take 6-15 months to germinate but the success rate is extremely low.

1 species from coastal Chile.

Source: Jones, D; Spencer, R. (2005). Arecaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Arecales
family       Arecaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Jubaea chilensis (Molina) Baill.