Neoveitchia storckii

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Figure 2. N. storckii

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Distribution & Habitat:

Fijian rainforest.

Description:

A very attractive, solitary, robust, emergent, feather palm with a glossy, dark green to black crownshaft, and a heavy crown of leaves.

General:

Once plentifull, this palm is now endangered, and the wild population is only just above 200 mature plants. Trunks are used as building supports.

Culture:

Distinctly tropical in its requirements. Likes a lot of water.


Figure 1. N. storckii in Fiji
Figure 3. N. storckii
Figure 4. N. storckii inflorescence
Figure 5. N. storckii


Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,
(Figure 1 - from
Palms & Cycads No. 66, January-March 2000).
Bo-Göran,
Lundkvist Palm Garden (Figure 2,3,4&5)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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