Rhopaloblaste singaporensis

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Figure 1. R. singaporiensis at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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Synonymy:

Ptychorhapis singaporensis

Common Names:

None

Distribution:

Singapore and Malaysia

Habitat:

Rainforest

Description:

A small, clustering understory palm to about 3m tall, with very fine, pinnate leaves.

General:

The lacquered stems are used for walking sticks.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered, and moist.


Figure 2. R. singaporiensis


Contributed by:

Mike Gray

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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