Dictyosperma album var. conjugatum
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Round Island Hurricane Palm
Distribution & Habitat:
Only found on Round Island in the Mascarenes.
A medium sized solitary palm that has a short, stout trunk and a prominent, pale crownshaft. The arching leaves form a dense, full crown. The leaflet tips of this plant stay joined together, which creates a very distinctive, and atttractive look. It is the smallest of the three varieties of Dictyosperma.
As for D. album. Keep it out of the wind, so that the leaf tips don't get blown apart. Salt tolerant.
Mike Gray (Figure 1&2)