Dypsis concinna

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Figure 1. D. concinna



Neophloga concinna, plus many others.

Distribution & Habitat:

Found on slopes and ridgetops in submontaine rainforest on the central east coast of Madagascar.


A very attractive (concinna is Latin for pretty), understory palm, either solitary or clustering, to about 2 m high. Narrow, shiny green leaflets.


Warm, sheltered and moist. An easy grower.

Figure 2. D. concinna in habitat, Andasibe, Madagascar.
Figure 3. D. concinna
Figure 1. D. concinna in habitat, Madagascar.
Figure 2. D. concinna, clumping form.
Figure 3. D. concinna inflorescence.


The Palms of Madagascar by Dr. John Dransfield, and Dr. Henk J. Beentje.

Contributed by:

Tony Huntington (Figure 1)
Olaf Plonk (Figure 2&3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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