Hydriastele flabellata

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Hydriastele (high-dree-Ah-STEL-eh)
flabellata (flah-BEL-laht-ah)
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Scientific Classification
Genus: Hydriastele (high-dree-Ah-STEL-eh)
Species:
flabellata (flah-BEL-laht-ah)
Synonyms
Old name-Gronophyllum flabellata
Native Continent
Oceania
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Bifid
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Endemic to Northwestern New Guinea.
Floribunda Nursery, Hawaii. Photo by Jack Sayers.

Description

Culture

Comments and Curiosities

A beautiful, small, clustering species with large, undivided leaves, native to rainforests in northwestern New Guinea. (RPS.com), edric.


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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