Licuala kemamanensis

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Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
kemamanensis
(keh-mah-mahn-EN-sis)
Licuala-kemamanensis---Infructescence.jpg
Malaysian Biological diversity.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
Species:
kemamanensis
(keh-mah-mahn-EN-sis)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Costapalmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
Kemaman Fan Palm

Habitat and Distribution

Malaya. An understory rainforest palm, from Terengganu on the
Malaysian Biological diversity
southeastern Malay peninsula.

Description

A small, understory palm with an attractive, glossy green, circular leaf with numerous narrow segments.

Culture

Tropical Moist Forest, heavily filtered light. Cold Hardiness Zone: 10b

Comments and Curiosities

A very attractive dwarf palm form the undergrowth of tropical rainforests in Terengganu on the Malay Peninsula, best suited for humid tropical climates. (RPS.com)


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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