Ponapea hentyi

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Figure 1. D. hentyi

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Synonymy:

Ptychosperma hentyi

Common Names:

Unknown

Distribution & Habitat:

Native to New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Grows near waterways in wet forests.

Description:

Single stemmed palm, crown of arching leaves with broad triangular leaflets. The ripe fruits are red but seeds are not often available.

Culture:

Requires a warm, well watered shady or sunny position.



Contributed by:

Luke Nancarrow (Figure 1)

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