Geonoma deversa

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Figure 1. G. deversa at PACSOA show, Mt Cootha Botanical Gardens, Brisbane.





South American rainforest.


A very attractive, small, clustering, pinnate palm to about 4m (13ft). The leaves are highly variable and reddish when young.


Likes it warm, sheltered and moist.

Figure 2. G. deversa in habitat, near the Andes, the Amazon.

Contributed by:

Ian Edwards (Figure 1)
Gaston Torres Vera,
Cordoba, Argentina (Images copyright Argentina Palms) (Figure 2)

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