Rhopaloblaste augusta

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Figure 1. R. augusta at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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Synonymy:

None

Common Names:

Nicobar Majestic Palm.

Distribution:

Nicobar Islands

Habitat:

Rainforest

Description:

A tall, solitary, attractive, pinnate palm to 30m tall, with long leaves, and long, thin drooping leaflets.

General:

Culture:

Sunny, moist, but well drained position. The most cold tolerant of the Rhopaloblaste, but still requires a warm, sheltered spot in the sub-tropics.



Contributed by:

Mike Gray

External Links:

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