Johannesteijsmannia lanceolata

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Figure 2. J. lanceolata in habitat, Malaysia.


Common Names:

Slender Joey

Distribution & Habitat:

Found in rainforest in only two places on the Malaysian peninsula.


This species has a creeping subterranean trunk, and narrow lance shaped leaves, to 3.5m long, and 300mm wide. The underside of the leaves is covered in a small brown scales.


Not nearly as common in cultivation as J. altifrons, or J. magnifica


As for J. magnifica.

Figure 1. J. lanceolata in habitat, peninsula Malaya.


Palms Throughout The World, David Jones.

Contributed by:

Mike Gray (Text)
Neal Hotham (Figure 1)
Rolf Kyburz,
(Figure 2)

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