Dypsis lutea

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Lowland rainforest, eastern Madagascar.


A solitary or clustering sub-canopy palm to 3 m high, with large, entire, light green leaves, and a golden yellow inflorescence.


A critically endangered palm.


From the description of its habitat, it would probably like moist, well drained sheltered conditions.

Contributed by:

Mike Gray
Tony Huntington (Figure 1)


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