Physokentia insolita

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Figure 1. P. insolita leaf.


Common Names:


Distribution & Habitat:

Native to the mountain rainforests of the Solomon Islands.


Solitary medium sized palm with arching pinnate leaves with wide leaflets, a bright green trunk and stilt roots.


Needs a moist shady position in the tropics or sub-tropics.

Contributed by:

Luke Nancarrow
(Text and Figure 1)

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