Pinanga variegata

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Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah) variegata
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Jaro, Kalimantan Selatan, Indonesia. Photo by Dr. John Dransfield, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
Species: variegata
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

Sarawak rainforest, Malaysia (Borneo).
Jaro, Kalimantan Selatan, Indonesia. Photo by Dr. John Dransfield, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb.

Description

A small palm to about 1.0 m tall, with slightly variagated leaves. (Rudy Meyer, www.palmseeds.com.au)

Culture

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

Comments and Curiosities

There are two subspecies; Pinanga variegata var. hallieriana, Borneo, and, Pinanga variegata var. variegata, Borneo.


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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