Licuala terengganuensis

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Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
terengganuensis
(tehr-rehng-gah-noo-EN-sis)
Licuala terengganuensis2.jpg
In habitat. Photo by Clayton York, Utopia Palms & Cycads
Scientific Classification
Genus: Licuala (lik-oo-AH-lah)
Species:
terengganuensis
(tehr-rehng-gah-noo-EN-sis)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Costapalmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Malaya. Tropical rainforest in Terengganu, on the
In habitat. Photo by Clayton York, Utopia Palms & Cycads
southeastern Malay Peninsula.

Description

Culture

Tropical Moist Forest, Cold Hardiness Zone: 10b

Comments and Curiosities

A small Licuala from the understory of tropical rainforest in Terengganu on the southeastern Malay peninsula that sports a beautiful, glossy green, circular leaf with numerous, narrow wedge-shaped segments. (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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