Pinanga urosperma

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Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
urosperma (oo-roh-SPEHR-mah)
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PHILIPPINES: Luzon: Isabela prov. Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park; coordinates of general area 17 3 32.00 N, 122 25 48.01 E. Photo by Dr. Leonardo L.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
Species:
urosperma (oo-roh-SPEHR-mah)
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

Philippines.
Photo by Paul Craft

Description

Culture

Cold Hardiness Zone: 10b

Comments and Curiosities

"Nice looking solitary or clustering trunked species, but not much about this in the literature. Has a green to purplish crownshaft and a pale green trunk with leaves oriented almost on a plane paralell to the ground." (Geoff Stein)


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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