Drymophloeus pachycladus

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Drymophloeus (dry-moh-FLEH-uhs) pachycladus (pahk-ee-KLAHD-uhs)
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Ho'olamuhia Botanic Gardens, Hawaii.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Drymophloeus (dry-moh-FLEH-uhs)
Species: pachycladus (pahk-ee-KLAHD-uhs)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Oceania
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Ponapea pachycladus is endemic to the Solomon Is.
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Description

Solitary, one of the taller of the genus, from the Solomon Islands. This palm has a bulging crownshaft about 3' long and slight arching 6-8' leaves and premorse leaflets (notched ends).

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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