Dypsis sp Jurassic Park

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Figure 1. D. sp. 'Jurassic Park' crownshaft.


Distribution & Habitat:

Madagascan rainforest.


A large, solitary palm with a thick trunk, orange crownshaft, and long slightly plumose leaves. Similar in appearance to Dypsis pilulifera


Another Dypsis only known from cultivated specimens.


Sunny, moist, but well drained position. Fairly slow growing.

Figure 2. D. sp. 'Jurassic Park' with Jeff Marcus for scale.

Contributed by:

Bo Lundkvist, a href="http://www.lundkvistpalmgarden.com/web/"
target="new"Lundkvist Palm Garden (Figure 1)
Matt Patricelli (Figure 2)

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