Pinanga urdanetensis

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Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
urdanetensis
(oor-dahn-eh-TEHN-sis)
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Saint Denis, La Réunion Island. "Photo by Olivier Reilhes"
Scientific Classification
Genus: Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
Species:
urdanetensis
(oor-dahn-eh-TEHN-sis)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Oceania
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Endemic to the Philippines. Mount Masay, previously known as Mount Urdaneta.
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On forested slopes at about 1,400 m.

Description

Culture

Cold Hardiness Zone: 10a

Comments and Curiosities

A larger, robust Pinanga from rainforests on the island of Mindanao, in the Philippines, similar to P. insignis. An easy species for cultivation in the humid tropics, it thrives in light shade but is also one of the few Pinanga that can take full sun. (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.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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