Pinanga watanaiana

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Figure 1. P. watanaiana in habitat, Thailand.


Distribution & Habitat:

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


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


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)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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