Veitchia vitiensis

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Figure 1. V. vitiensis



V. smithii

Common Names:


Distribution & Habitat:

Found in rainforest on the Fijian Islands of Viti Levu, Kandavu, and Ovalau.


A slender, tall palm to about 15 m., with long arching fronds, and widely spaced leaflets.


Not very commonly grown.


Warm, sheltered and moist.


Palms Throughout The World, David Jones.

Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,

External Links:

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