Ravenea nana

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Figure 1. Seedling of R. nana.

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Synonymy:

None

Common Names:

None

Habitat:

Rainforest of eastern Madagascar, possibly from a high altitude.

Description:

Small (to about 4m) feather palm, closely related to R. hildebrandtii

General:

Only recently rediscovered, after being lost for 50 years.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered, and moist. Can be rather difficult.


Figure 2. R. nana in habitat, Madagascar.


Contributed by:

Michael Gray (Figure 1).
[[www.utopiapalmsandcycads.com" Utopia Palms&Cycads (Figure 2).

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