Areca furcata

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Areca (ah-REHK-ah)
furcata (foor-KAH-tah)
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Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Malasia. Photo-naturgucker.de
Scientific Classification
Genus: Areca (ah-REHK-ah)
Species:
furcata (foor-KAH-tah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Simple bifid
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Sarawak, Malasia.
Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Malasia. Photo by Jack Sayer

Description

"A small palm, maybe 2 m (6 ft) tall, with multiple stems approximately the diameter of my thumb." (Jack Sayer)

Culture

Comments and Curiosities


External Links

References

Phonetic spelling of Latin names by edric.

Special thanks to Geoff Stein, (Palmbob) for his hundreds of photos.

Special thanks to Palmweb.org, Dr. John Dransfield, Dr. Bill Baker & team, for their volumes of information and photos.

Glossary of Palm Terms; Based on the glossary in Dransfield, J., N.W. Uhl, C.B. Asmussen-Lange, W.J. Baker, M.M. Harley & C.E. Lewis. 2008. Genera Palmarum - Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. All images copyright of the artists and photographers (see images for credits).


Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions.

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