Salacca sp Padawan

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Figure 1. Salacca sp. 'Padawan' at Semagoh National Park.




Common Names:

Salacca sp. 'Padawan'


Only known from a single site, beside a small stream just outside Kuching, Borneo.


A small, clumping palm, with long, thin, simple, deeply veed leaves. Very attractive.


Warm, sheltered and moist. Said to be the most cold tolerant of the small Salaccas.

Figure 2. S. sp. 'Padawan' in habitat, Borneo.
Figure 3. S. sp. 'Padawan'
Figure 4. S. sp. 'Padawan'

Contributed by:

Phillip Arrowsmith (Figure 1)
Mike Gray (Figure 2,3&4).

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