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Wallich's Dwarf Fishtail Palm
Himalayan Dwarf Fishtail Palm
Rare in habitat.
Distribution & Habitat:
Found in humid forests in China, Yunnan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Tripura, and Uttar Pradesh (Gharwal Himalaya) where it grows up to elevations of 1600m.
A small, clustering palm to about 2m tall, with dark green, arching fronds, which are bright silvery-white underneath and are divided into fishtail-like leaflets.
Warm, sheltered, and moist. Tolerant of light frost. A good indoor plant.
Carlo Morici (Figure 1)
Mike Gray (Figure 2&3)