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V. macdanielsii, V. montgomeryana
Distribution & Habitat:
Grows in moist rainforests on the island of Vanuatu in the New Hebrides.
A very attractive, tall, solitary, pinnate palm with a slender grey trunk to 30m high. It has a slender white crownshaft with black, gray and green speckling. Its long arching leaves have long green slightly drooping leaflets with serrated tips.
It likes a sunny, well drained position. It is very fast growing and is an excellent addition to any tropical or subtropical garden. Can tolerate mild frosts.
Scott Maclean (Figure 1)
Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown