Hydriastele ledermanniana

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Hydriastele (high-dree-Ah-STEL-eh)
ledermanniana
(leh-dehr-mahn'-ee-ahn-ah)
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Hilo, Hawaii. Photo by Timothy Brian.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Hydriastele (high-dree-Ah-STEL-eh)
Species:
ledermanniana
(leh-dehr-mahn'-ee-ahn-ah)
Synonyms
Old name-Kentia ledermanniana (1923), Gronophyllum ledermannianum (1963).
Native Continent
Oceania
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Endemic to New Guinea.
Kebon Raya Bogor, Thhailand. Photo by ariscott.

Description

Recognized by a streak of white down the center of the rachis.

Culture

Comments and Curiosities

Special note! When they changed the name to Hydriastele, they changed the species name back to the old 1923 name ledermanniana.


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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