Caryota sp. 'Medellin'

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Caryota (kahr-ee-OH-tah)
sp. 'Medellin'
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Scientific Classification
Genus: Caryota (kahr-ee-OH-tah)
Species:
sp. 'Medellin'
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Bi-pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Caryota sp. 'Medellin' is endemic to China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Jawa, Laos,
Medellin, Columbia. (1,500 Mts. or 5,000 feet above see level), Photo by Jeff Anderson
Malaya, Myanmar, Sumatera, Thailand, and Vietnam. To elevations of 2200 meters.

Description

(More than likely Cayrota maxima var. 'Himalayan')

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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