Dypsis heteromorpha

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Figure 1. D. heteromorpha


Conservation Status:

[[www.iucnredlist.orgsearchdetails.php38536all" Endangered

Common Names:

Highland Sugar Cane Palm (because of its likeness to D. baronii)

Distribution & Habitat:

Endemic to high-elevation, moist montane forest, in the areas of Tsaratanana, Marojejy and Anjanaharibe, northern Madagascar.


Medium sized, clustering palm with slender stems and finely pinnate, drooping leaflets similar to D. onilahensis.


As for D. baronii.

Contributed by:

Justen Dobbs (Figure 1)

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