Clinostigma savoryanum

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Figure 1. Looking up into a young C. savoryanum.

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Common Names:

Pacific Beauty palm

Habitat:

Wet rainforest on Bonin Island.

Description:

A tall, slender emergent palm to about 15m, with a prominantly ringed trunk, long arching leaves, and a whitish waxy crownshaft.

Culture:

Full sun, and lots of water. A very strong grower, that is proving to be very popular in south-east Queensland.



Contributed by:

Michael Gray (Figure 1)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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