Licuala beccariana

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Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
beccariana (bek-kar-ee-AHN-ah)
Licuala beccariana leafbases.jpg
Nong Nooch Botanic Garden, Thailand. Photo by Paul Craft.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
Species:
beccariana (bek-kar-ee-AHN-ah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Oceania
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Costapalmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

New Guinea.
Nong Nooch Botanic Garden, Thailand. Photo by Paul Craft.

Description

This Licuala grows to around 5m tall juvenile seedling have a bluish tinge to the foliage and grow quite fast. The seed of this species is quite different to say the least of most other Licuala's.

Culture

Likes regular fertilizer and a good thick mulch. With regular watering. Growing Climate: -Temperatures from 4.C to 35.C (min. 39 F.) Cold Hardiness 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, edric.

Special thanks to Palmweb.org, Dr. John Dransfield, Dr. Bill Baker & team, for their volumes of information and photos, edric.

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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