Calyptrocalyx pauciflorus

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Figure 1. C. pauciflorus


Distribution & Habitat:

Rainforest of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea.


A small/medium sized clumping palm with a subterranean trunk, and large, undivided leaves.


Warm (tropical/warm sub-tropical), sheltered and moist.

Figure 2. C. pauciflorusin the Hunstein Ranges, East Sepik, PNG.
Figure 3. C. pauciflorus in cultivation

Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,
(Figure 1&2)
Luke Nancarrow (Figure 3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

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