Licuala ridleyana

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Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
ridleyana (rihd-leh-YAHN-ah)
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Photo-Malaysian Biological Diversity
Scientific Classification
Genus: Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
Species:
ridleyana (rihd-leh-YAHN-ah)
Synonyms
Licuala dransfieldii, Licuala confusa - Merged
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Costapalmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Malaysia. Peninsular Malaysia, Johor, Ulu Endau, Sungai
Photo-Malaysian Biological Diversity
Marong. Tropical Moist Forest.

Description

Small palm 1½m tall, leaves about 15 in crown, petioles increasing in length with age. Leaflets narrow, apical one with stalk inflorescence erect among leaves, spadix unbranched, fat and green. Fruits stalked, green (unripe), globose flat forest by river. (jstor.org) Editing by edric

Culture

Tropical Moist Forest, 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.

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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