Cyphophoenix elegans

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Figure 1. C. elegans in habitat, New Caledonia.

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Synonymy:

None

Common Names:

None

Habitat:

Various habitats in north-west New Caledonia.

Description:

Very attractive, medium sized emergant palm to about 15m, with recurved leaves, and a prominantly ringed trunk.

General:

Has great potential as garden plant.

Culture:

Easy, and quite fast growing, as well as being wind tolerant.


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Contributed by:

John Lyle

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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