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Latest revision as of 08:31, 17 November 2013

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Figure 1. O. appendiculatain habitat, Mt Lewis, Queensland.

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Synonymy:

Orania appendiculata

Common Names:

Bronze Palm

Distribution & Habitat:

North-east Queensland rainforest.

Description:

A tall, single trunked palm to about 10m (30ft), very attractive, with an upright crown of leaves, and long thin leaflets, which have a greyish undersurface.

General:

Its closest palm relatives are the Ceroxylon of South America.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered and moist. Likes a rich, well drained, loamy soil, with high humidity. Unfortunately this palm is painfully slow growing which has severely hampered its take up as a garden plant. Can take light frost.


Figure 2. O. appendiculata in habitat.
Figure 3. O. appendiculata infructescence
Figure 4. O. appendiculata in habitat, next to anArchontophoenix purpurea.


Contributed by:

Jonathan Cruickshank (Figure 1&2)
Garry Daly (Figure 3&4)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown, ATRP

Google, Google Images, Flickr, PACSOA Forums, PalmTalk