Dypsis scottiana

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Figure 1. D. scottiana

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Common Names:

Raosy Palm

Conservation Status:

[[www.iucnredlist.orgsearchdetails.php38563all" Threatened

Distribution & Habitat:

Endemic to white sand coastal forest on the south-eastern tip of Madagascar, a habitat similar to that of Dypsis lutescens

Description:

A small, clustering palm with numerous, thin stems to 4m tall, with small, glossy green, pinnate leaves.

Culture:

Warm, well drained sheltered position. Probably reasonably drought resistant.


Figure 2. D. scottiana stem detail.
Figure 3. D. scottiana inflorescence.
Figure 4. D. scottiana infructescence.


Contributed by:

Luke Nancarrow (Figure 1)
Clayton York,
'Utopia Palms & Cycads (Figure 2,3&4)

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