Clinostigma ponapense

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Figure 1. C. ponapense


Distribution & Habitat:

Wet rainforest on the island of Ponape, in the Caroline Islands, east of the Philippines.


A tall, solitary, emergent palm to about 20m, with a whitish trunk, and long arching leaves.


Warm, sheltered, and moist. Plants in south-east Queensland are growing quite well.

Contributed by:

Kyle Wicomb (Figure 1)

External Links:

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