Basselinia deplanchei

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Figure 1. Attractive crownshaft and inflorescense.


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Hillsides and mountain slopes of east central and south New Caledonia, in both light shade and full sun positions.


Clustering (usually), solitary or even branched emergant palm to about 8 m.


Very similar to B. gracilis


Very difficult to grow out of its native habitat, and also very slow.

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Figure 2. Plant in fruit Figure 3. Branched trunk.

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Figure 4. Figure 5. Group of B. deplanchei.

Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,

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