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South American rainforest
Attractive, tall, palm with an upright "shuttlecock" type leaf arrangenmment. The new leaves are maroon in colour.
A rarely seen palm which deserves to be much more widely cultivated.
A fast grower, given plenty of sun, water, and warmth.
Mike Gray (Figure 1)
Gaston Torres Vera,
Cordoba, Argentina (Images copyright Argentina Palms) (Figure 2&3)