Hydriastele beccariana

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Hydriastele (high-dree-Ah-STEL-eh)
beccariana (beh-kahr-ee-AHN-ah)
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Southern Pacific coast of Guatemala. Photo by Peter Beatty.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Hydriastele (high-dree-Ah-STEL-eh)
Species:
beccariana (beh-kahr-ee-AHN-ah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Oceania
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

New Guinea.
Hawaii. Photo by Geoff Stein.

Description

Culture

Comments and Curiosities

med-sized thin, clustering palm (forms narrow clumps up to 30' tall) that make nice landscaping specimens in tropical climates only. (Geoff Stein) Editing by edric.

A moderately tall, slender palm from lowland rainforests in southern New Guinea with short, pinnate leaves that have long leaflets with jagged tips. It is best suited for the tropical garden. (RPS.com)


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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