Pinanga tomentella

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Figure 1. P. tomentella in habitat.Figure 3. P. tomentella var 'Gunung Buri'



Rainforest in Borneo.


A small clustering palm to about 1.5m tall. Long, narrow, entire leaves. There is a variety from Gunung Buri that has a very distinct white/silver streak down the middle of the leaf.


Warm, sheltered and moist.

Figure 2. P. tomentella var 'Gunung Buri'
Figure 4. P. tomentella in habitat, Sarawak, Borneo.

Contributed by:

Rudy Meyer (Figure 1,2&3)
Neal Hotham (Figure 4)

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Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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