Calyptronoma occidentalis

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Figure 1. C. occidentalis

Contents

Synonymy:

Numerous

Common Names:

Long Thatch Palm

Distribution:

West Indies

Habitat:

Swamps, and stream banks.

Description:

A medium sized, solitary pinnate palm, with an arching crown.

General:

Very rarely seen in cultivation.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered, and lots of moisture.


Figure 2. C. occidentalis at Singapore Botanic Gardens.


Contributed by:

TJ Thomas,
The Palm Shop
(Figure 1)
Mike Gray (Figure 2)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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