Licuala petiolulata

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Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
petiolulata
(peh-tee-oh'loo-LAH-tah)
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Nanga Sumpa, Batang Ai National Park, Malaysia.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
Species:
petiolulata
(peh-tee-oh'loo-LAH-tah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Costapalmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
Malesiana Palm

Habitat and Distribution

Sarawak, Malaysia.
Leaves being collected for bedding, central Borneo. Photo by Mike Gray

Description

Culture

Tropical Moist Forest, Cold Hardiness Zone: 10b

Comments and Curiosities

A smallish, rainforest-dwelling palm from Sarawak (Malaysia) with a short trunk and circular leaves with about 20 narrow segments. Great for the protected, tropical garden. (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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