Calyptrocalyx lauterbachianus

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Calyptrocalyx
(kah-lip-troh-KAH-liks)
lauterbachianus
(law-tehr-bahk-ee-AHN-ûs)
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Papua New Guinea. Photo by Dr. William J. Baker, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Calyptrocalyx
(kah-lip-troh-KAH-liks)
Species:
lauterbachianus
(law-tehr-bahk-ee-AHN-ûs)
Synonyms
Calyptrocalyx archboldianus
Native Continent
Oceania
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Calyptrocalyx lauterbachianus is found in Eastern New Guines
Hawaii.
rainforest.

Description

A small, clustering, understory palm, with pinnate leaves.

Culture

Warm, sheltered and moist.

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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