Dypsis procera

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Figure 1. D. procera leaf.


Distribution & Habitat:

Around the Bay of Antongil on the north-east coast as well as the central east coast of Madagascar.


A moderate sized clumping palm (very occasionally solitary) to about 6m (18ft) tall. It has light green bifid leaves or leaves irregularly divided into 2 - 8 leaflets.


Warm sheltered and moist. Tropical-subtropical. Frost sensitive.

Figure 2. D. procera looking up.
Figure 3. D. procera looking down.

Contributed by:

Clayton York,
'Utopia Palms & Cycads
(Figure 1,2&3).

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