Pinanga limosa

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Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
limosa (lih-MOH-sah)
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Photo by Dr. Wee Foong Ang
Scientific Classification
Genus: Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
Species:
limosa (lih-MOH-sah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Oceania
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Bifid & pinnate.
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Malaya, Borneo.
Photo by Dr. Wee Foong Ang

Description

Culture

Comments and Curiosities

There are two subspecies, Pinanga limosa var. limosa, and Pinanga limosa var. montana

A small palm from rainforests in peninsular Malaysia with leaves that can be finely pinnate as well as undivided and entire, and usually different leaves are formed on the same plant. (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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