Basselinia favieri

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Figure 1. Young plant.


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Very wet forest on the east side of Mt. Panie, north-east New Caledonia.


Medium sized emergant palm, to about 12m.



Apparantly the easiest of the solitary Basselinia to grow.

Figure 2. B. favieri in habitat, New Caledonia.
Figure 3. Infructescence of B. favieri.

Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,
John Lyle (Figures 2-3)

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