Pinanga rumphiana

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File:Pinanga papuana.jpg
Figure 1. P. rumphiana var. papuana in West Sepik, PNG.

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Synonymy:

None

Common Names:

None

Habitat:

Lowland rainforest of eastern New Guinea.

Description:

Slender, single trunked palm to about 6m. Normally the palm has a green crownshaft, however, the variety papuana has one that is purple.

General:

Culture:

Tropical in its requirements.



Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,

External Links:

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