Reinhardtia simplex

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Figure 1. R. simplex

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Distribution:

Central America, from Honduras thru to Panama

Habitat:

Rainforest

Description:

An attractive, small, clumping palm to about 1m tall with small (10-15cm long), simple, notched leaves. In contrast to the other cultivated members of the genus, this species doesn't have the "window panes" or slits in the leaves.

General:

A popular collectors palm.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered and moist.


Contributed by:

Colin Wilson (Figure 1).
Ian Edwards (Figure 2)

Gallery:

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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