Pinanga subintegra

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Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
subintegra (suhb-ihn-TEHG-rah)
Pinanga subintegra inflorescence.jpg
Photo by Paul Craft
Scientific Classification
Genus: Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
Species:
subintegra (suhb-ihn-TEHG-rah)
Synonyms
Pinanga paradoxa var. Subintegra
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Malaya, and Sumatara.
Thailand. Photo by Chalermchart Soorangura

Description

"Some of the new leaves are red...and pale green in some plants." (Chalermchart Soorangura).

Culture

Prefers soil with high organic matter, and High humidity however, it has a moderate to extreme drought tolerance. Avoid strong direct sunlight.

Comments and Curiosities

There are four subspecies; Pinanga subintegra var. beccariana, Malaya, and Sumatera. Pinanga subintegra var. intermedia, Malaya, and Thailand. Pinanga subintegra var. multifida, Peninsular Malaya. Pinanga subintegra var. subintegra, Peninsular Malaya.

A rare species from rainforests on the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra. (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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