Areca montana

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Areca (ah-REHK-ah)
montana (mohn-TAHN-ah)
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Scientific Classification
Genus: Areca (ah-REHK-ah)
Species:
montana (mohn-TAHN-ah)
Synonyms
A. latiloba.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Areca montana is native to rainforests in;
Singapore Botanic Gardens. Photo by Michael
Java, Malaya, Sumatera, and Thailand.

Description

These palms, are endemic to the rain forest of Pailin Cambodia, that borders Thailand, but grows all over the Maylay Peninsula. A medium sized, solitary palm to about 3 m tall, with a small head of leaves. It has a greeen trunk. Trunk to about 8 cm wide. Palms grow just like Areca Triandra. Editing by edric.

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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