Licuala concinna

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Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
concinna (KOHN-seen-ah)
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Photo by Jeff Searle, Searle Brothers Nursery, FL
Scientific Classification
Genus: Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
concinna (KOHN-seen-ah)
None set.
Native Continent
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Costapalmate
Survivability index
Common names

Habitat and Distribution

Papua New Guinea, rainforest.

Photo by Jeff Searle, Searle Brothers Nursery, FL


Solitary palm, this small Licuala from New Guinea grows to about 2 m (7 ft.) tall, and supports numerous semicircular leaves, split into four to six broad segments. (


Tropical Moist Forest, very fast growing in the tropics in a shaded position. Cold Hardiness Zone: 10a

Comments and Curiosities

Still very new to cultivation.

External Links


Phonetic spelling of Latin names by edric.

Special thanks to Geoff Stein, (Palmbob) for his hundreds of photos.

Special thanks to, 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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