Iguanura polymorpha

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Iguanura (ig-oo-ah-NOOR-ah)
polymorpha (poh-lih-MORF-ah)
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Photo-Malaysian Biological Diversity.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Iguanura (ig-oo-ah-NOOR-ah)
Species:
polymorpha (poh-lih-MORF-ah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Malaya, and Thailand. Rainforests.
Gunung Lawit, Trengganu, Malaysia. Photo by Dr. John Dransfield, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb.

Description

An attractive, understory palm which has long, glossy green, undivided, slighty ruffled, notched leaves.

Culture

Warm, sheltered and moist. Tropics or warm sub-tropics. Cold Hardines Zone: 10b

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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