Pinanga sessilifolia

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Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
sessilifolia
(sehs-sihl-ih-foh-LEE-ah)
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Scientific Classification
Genus: Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
Species:
sessilifolia
(sehs-sihl-ih-foh-LEE-ah)
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

Borneo. Tropical moist forest.
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Description

Small, solitary palm, pinnate leaves, with broad segments, reddish new leaf. Editing by edric.

Culture

Warm, sheltered and moist. Cold Hardiness Zone: 10b

Comments and Curiosities

This small, solitary Pinanga is native to the undergrowth of rainforests on Borneo and has dull green leaves with few, broad leaflets. In cultivation it does best in the tropics, where it requires a protected spot under established canopy. (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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