Pinanga philippinensis

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Figure 2. P. philippinensis



P. elmeri

Distribution & Habitat:

Philippine rainforest


A medium sized clumping palm with stems to about 3 metres tall, a variably coloured crownshaft from very pale yellow thru to purple, and fine pinnate leaves.


Warm, sheltered, and moist. A very attractive plant for a tropical/warm sub-tropical garden.

Figure 1. P. philippinensis
Figure 3. P. philippinensis with inflorescence and pale crownshaft.
Figure 4. P. philippinensis with purple crownshaft.
Figure 5. P. philippinensis infructescence.

Contributed by:

Lundkvist Palm Garden (Figure 1,2,3,4&5)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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