Pinanga salicifolia

From Pacsoa
Jump to: navigation, search
Welcome to the PACSOA Palms and Cycads wiki !

If you have any information about this plant, please help by updating this article. Once you are registered you can contribute, change, or correct the text, and even add photos on this page. Click on the edit tab above and play around. Any mistake can be easily corrected, so don't be afraid.

Pinanga salicifolia01.jpg

Contents

Synonymy:

P. canina

Common Names:

None

Habitat:

Borneo rainforest

Description:

Small, single trunked/suckering palm, to about 2m tall, with a very attractive chestnut coloured crownshaft. It has dimorphic leaves, with those on the young growths having numerous thin leaflets, and those on the mature plants having between 3 and 6 broad leaflets. Some plants don't change leaf shape as they mature, so the mature leaflets are also very thin.

General:

Very common in Borneo.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered and moist.

Figure 1. P. salicifolia, with mature and immature leaflet shapes.

Figure 2. P. salicifolia in habitat, Sarawak.
Figure 3. P. salicifolia infructescence.
Figure 4.
Figure 5.
Figure 6.


Contributed by:

Rudy Meyer,
www.palmseeds.com.au

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

Google, Google Images, Flickr, PACSOA Forums, PalmTalk