Licuala acutifida

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Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
acutifida (ah-koo-tih-FEE-dah)
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Scientific Classification
Genus: Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
Species:
acutifida (ah-koo-tih-FEE-dah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Palmate, divided.
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Southern Peninsular, Malaysia, Pinang.

Photo-Malaysia Biological Diversity

Description

Culture

Tropical Moist Forest, Cold Hardiness Zone: 10b

Comments and Curiosities

Uses: walking stick having usually a bulbous head, made of the stem of the East Asiatic palm (Licuala acutifida).


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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