Heterospathe philippinensis

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Figure 1. H. philippinensis


Distribution & Habitat:

Native to rainforests of the Phillipines.


Very thin clumping stems to about 3m, and gracefull pinnate leaves, pink coloured new leaves.


Will grow in sub tropical or tropical climates. Best in a sheltered moist position.

Contributed by:

Luke Nancarrow
(Text & Figure 1)

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