Calyptrocalyx sessiliflorus

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Figure 1. C. sessiliflorus with inflorescences.


Distribution & Habitat:

An understory palm from Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Grows in rainforest at 800-1400 metres.


A small, solitary palm with long, thin, bifid leaves up to 1m long, with whitish undersides.


Warm, sheltered and moist.

Figure 2. C. sessiliflorus
Figure 3. C. sessiliflorus

Contributed by:

Luke Nancarrow (Figure 1,2&3)

External Links:

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