Pseudophoenix lediniana

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Figure 1. P. lediniana


Conservation Status:

[[www.iucnredlist.orgsearchdetails.php38660all" Threatened

Distribution & Habitat:

Endemic to the south-west peninsula of Haiti where it is found in dry scrub in river valleys.


A medium-sized solitary palm with a smooth, grey trunk that is distinctly swollen in middle, and long, graceful, pinnate leaves.


Sunny, well drained position. Drought tolerant.

Figure 2. P. lediniana trunk close-up.

Contributed by:

Bo-G"ran Lundkvist,
Lundkvist Palm Garden (Figure 1)

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