Iguanura geonomiformis

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Iguanura (ig-oo-ah-NOOR-ah)
geonomiformis
(jeh-oh-no-MEE-form-iss)
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Thomson, Singapore. Photo by Wee foong Ang.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Iguanura (ig-oo-ah-NOOR-ah)
Species:
geonomiformis
(jeh-oh-no-MEE-form-iss)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Malaya, Thailand.
Thomson, Singapore. Photo by Wee foong Ang.

Description

Dwarf palm densely grouped up to 3 m (10 ft) tall, native to the Malay Peninsula, where it grows in the forest. Essentially tropical, it grows best in a sheltered spot with hot and humid climate. (RPS.com)

Culture

Cold Hardiness Zone: 10b

Comments and Curiosities

A beautiful, densely clustering dwarf palm to 3 m (10 ft.) tall, native to the Malay Peninsula, where it is found in rainforests. Essetially a tropical palm, it does best in a protected spot in a humid, hot climate. (RPS.com) Editing by 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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