Dypsis scottiana

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Figure 1. D. scottiana

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Common Names:

Raosy Palm

Conservation Status:

[Vulnerable]

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.


Contributed by:

Luke Nancarrow (Figure 1)
Clayton York, [Utopia Palms & Cycads] (Figure 2)

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