Calyptrocalyx arfakianus

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Figure 1. C. arfakianus group.


Distribution & Habitat:

Irian Jaya (western New Guinea) rainforest.


A small/medium, understory palm to about 2.5m (8ft) tall, with large leaves that have irregular width leaflets.


Warm, sheltered and moist. Tropics/warm sub-tropics.

Figure 2. C. arfakianus leaf detail.
Figure 3. C. arfakianus inflorescence.
Figure 4. C. arfakianus infructescence.

Contributed by:

Michael Pascall (Figure 1,2,3&4)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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