Areca catechu var. alba
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White Betel Nut
Distribution & Habitat:
This cultivar originated in Thailand.
This solitary palm has a white/yellow crownshaft and a yellow trunk, the leaves also often have a yellowish tinge.
Prefers a partially shaded position but it will also grow well in full sun. Warm sub-tropics to tropics.
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