Eugeissona utilis

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Figure 2. E. utilis showing the spiny petioles.

Contents

Synonymy:

Unknown

Common Names:

Unknown

Distribution:

Habitat:

Rainforest

Description:

A very large, spiny palm forming big clumps up to 20m tall.

General:

The pith is used as sago by the locals.

Culture:

Sunny, moist position.


Figure 1. A large clump of E. utilis in Borneo.


Contributed by:

Mike Gray

External Links:

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