Ptychosperma sanderianum

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Figure 1. P. sanderianum


Distribution & Habitat:

Rainforest in eastern New Guinea.


A medium sized, densely clustering palm with very slender stems. It has slightly arching leaves, very narrow leaflets, and a greyish crownshaft.


Sunny, moist, but well drained position. Prefers warm sub-tropical or tropical conditions.

Contributed by:

Mike Gray (Figure 1)

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