Hydriastele longispatha

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Figure 1. H. longispatha

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Synonymy:

Gulubia longispatha

Distribution & Habitat:

Low altitude rainforest, Papua New Guinea.

Description:

A tall, finely solitary pinnate palm with recurved leaves.

Culture:

Sunny, moist, but well drained position. Tropical in its requirements.


Figure 2. H. longispatha trunk, and inflorescence detail.


Contributed by:

Luke Nancarrow (Figure 1&2)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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