Dypsis prestoniana

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Figure 2. D. prestoniana


Common Names:

Dypsis "Stumpy"

Conservation Status:

[[www.iucnredlist.orgsearchdetails.php38557all" Vulnerable

Distribution & Habitat:

Only 2 known populations, in rainforests of central-eastern and south-eastern Madagascar.


A large solitary palm to 12 metres tall with a very solid trunk, a browny orange and white tormentum on the leaf bases, and plumose leaves.


Warm and moist.

Figure 1. D. prestoniana
Figure 3. D. prestoniana leaf detail.
Figure 4. D. prestoniana
Figure 5. D. prestoniana
Figure 6. D. prestoniana trunk base.

Contributed by:

Clayton York,
'Utopia Palms & Cycads (Figure 1,2,3,4,5&6)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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