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R. madagascariensis var. monticola
Distribution & Habitat:
Hill forests of south and east Madagascar.
An elegant medium sized palm to about 12m tall, with leaves erect in a shuttlecock formation, or slightly arching.
Lightly shaded/full sun, moist, but well drained.
Rolf Kyburz, (Figure 1,2&3)
Jack Sayers (Figure 4)