Guihaia argyrata

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Figure 1. Young plant of G. argyrata

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Synonyms:

Trachycarpus argyratus

Distribution & Habitat:

Open forest on limestone hills in southern China.

Description:

A small clumping fan palm, to about 1m tall. Dark green leaves, with white undersides.

General:

An attractive little palm but usually only grown by collectors.

Culture:

Well drained sunny position, in an alkaline soil.


Figure 2. G. argyrata
Figure 3. G. argyrata showing the white leaf underside.
Figure 4. G. argyrata seeds


Contributed by:

Michael Gray (Figure 1)
Justen Dobbs (Figure 2,3&4)

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