Iguanura bicornis

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Figure 1. I. bicornis

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Common Names:

Horned Seed Palm.

Distribution & Habitat:

Endemic to the mountainious rainforests of peninsular Malaysia at about 800m elevation.

Description:

A small, clustering understory palm . It has glossy widely-spaced fishtail-shaped leaflets and the fruits have two horn-like lobes on one end.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered and moist. Tropics or warm sub-tropics.


Figure 2. I. bicornis


Contributed by:

Clayton York,
'Utopia Palms & Cycads (Figure 1&2)

External Links:

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