Pinanga watanaiana

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Figure 1. P. watanaiana in habitat, Thailand.

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Distribution & Habitat:

Lowland rainforest (to 500m elevation) of peninsular and south-west Thailand.

Description:

A small, clumping palm to about 2.5m tall, with pinnate, highly mottled leaves.

Cultivation:

Warm, sheltered, moist but well drained position.


Figure 2. P. watanaiana
Figure 3. P. watanaiana
Figure 4. P. watanaiana
Figure 5. P. watanaiana leaf close-up.


Contributed by:

Luke Nancarrow (Figure 1,2,3,4&5)

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