Calyptrocalyx awa

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Figure 1. C. awa - mature plant with inflorescence


Common Names:


Distribution & Habitat:

New Guinea rainforest


Small understory clumpimg palm, deeply bifid leaf, red when new.


Warm, sheltered and moist.

Figure 2. C. awa with red new leaf.
Figure 3. C. awa

Contributed by:

Luke Nancarrow (Figure 1)
Colin Wilson (Figure 2&3)

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