Dypsis simianensis

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Figure 1. D. simianensis seedling.


Conservation Status:


Distribution & Habitat:

Rocky soils in lowland coastal rainforest thru to rather dry forest in eastern Madagascar.


A small clustering palm with up to 12 stems, and between 0.5 and 2 metres tall. It has long, narrow, entire leaves with a a small notch in the end.


Warm, sheltered and moist.

Contributed by:

Colin Wilson (Figure 1)

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