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Distribution & Habitat:
Found only in a small area in Oaxaca state, Mexico, on steep slopes in evergreen cloud forests in the Rio Valle Nacional.
It has a short, solitary trunk, but up to 12 long (to 250cm (8ft)), upright, flat in cross section leaves, with thin, long and wide, bright green, semiglossy leaflets.
Likes a shady, damp, frost free position.
Helen Knowles (Figure 1&2)
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