Pinanga glaucifolia

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Figure 1. P. glaucifolia

Contents

Common Names:

Unknown

Distribution & Habitat:

Philippines rainforest.

Description:

A small/medium sized clustering palm with very thick, leathery, dark green leaves. The leaflets are very regular and evenly spaced.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered and moist. The leathery leaves probably indicate wind tolerance. Rarely seen in cultivation.


Figure 2. P. glaucifolia showing the leathery leraves.


Contributed by:

Colin Wilson (Figure 1&2)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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