Calyptrocalyx doxanthus

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Figure 1. C. doxanthus


Distribution & Habitat:

Western New Guinea rainforest, at an altitude of 1000m.


A small, sparsely clumping palm to about 2.5 metres. The leaves are slightly marbled and the new leaves have a pinkish colour.


Warm, sheltered and moist, altho it is quite cold tolerant because of the altitude at which it is found.

Contributed by:

Dean Ouer (Figure 1)

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