Geonoma deversa

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

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Synonymy:

Unknown

Habitat:

South American rainforest.

Description:

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

Culture:

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)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

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