Caryota ochlandra

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Figure 1. C. ochlandra inflorescence

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Common Names:

Chinese Fishtail Palm

Distribution & Habitat:

Open forest around Canton, China.

Description:

A medium sized, solitary palm, to about 8m tall, with a very long crown of leaves.

Culture:

Sunny, moist, but well drained position. Very cold tolerant.

Figure 2. C. ochlandra at Sydney Botanic Gardens


Contributed by:

Ian Edwards (Figure 1)
Mike Gray (Figure 2)


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