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Distribution & Habitat:
New Guinea rainforest
Small to medium solitary palm to 9m tall, with a whitish crownshaft, and wedge-shaped leaftlets on arching leaves. Its quite similar to P. caryotoides, but is stronger and more robust, and the seeds aren't red at maturity, they're purple/black.
Warm, sheltered and moist, but well drained position.
Luke Nancarrow (Figure 1&2)