Pinanga quadrijuga

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Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
quadrijuga (koo-ahd-rih-YOO-gah)
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Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam. Photo by Dr. Andrew Henderson
Scientific Classification
Genus: Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
Species:
quadrijuga (koo-ahd-rih-YOO-gah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Vietnam. Tropical Moist Forest.

Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam. Photo by Dr. Andrew Henderson

Description

Culture

Comments and Curiosities

Pinanga quadrijuga, a "rediscovered" species of Pinanga. Last collected in the 1930s by colonial botanists, it was re-found by Garden scientists and colleagues in 2007 in Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam.


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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