Licuala pusilla

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Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
pusilla {poo-SIHL-ah)
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Photo-Malaysian Biological Diversity
Scientific Classification
Genus: Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
Species:
pusilla {poo-SIHL-ah)
Synonyms
Licuala tansachana until 1997.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary, but acaulescent.
Leaf type: Costapalmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Malaya, and Thailand. Understory Palm in Wet Forest.
Photo by Banchong

Description

Solitary, Dwarf, acaulescent palm.

Culture

Tropical Moist Forest, Cold Hardiness Zone: 10b

Comments and Curiosities


External Links

References

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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