Calyptrocalyx pauciflorus

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Calyptrocalyx
(kah-lip-troh-KAH-liks)
pauciflorus (pah-sih-FLOR-ûs)
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Scientific Classification
Genus: Calyptrocalyx
(kah-lip-troh-KAH-liks)
Species:
pauciflorus (pah-sih-FLOR-ûs)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Oceania
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Bifid
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Calyptrocalyx pauciflorus is found in the rainforest, of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea.

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Description

Trunk type: Subterranean, usually clustering, a very small palm. Leaf detail: Bifid v-shaped, and very large leaves, in comparison to the size of the palm, pinkish red, new emergent leaf. Editing by edric.

Culture

Requirements: Full to partial shade when young, then filtered light when mature, consistently moist soil, well drained position.

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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