Rhopalostylis baueri x sapida

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Rhopalostylis
(rope-ah-low-STIH-lis)
baueri x sapida
(bow-EHR-ee) x (sah-PEE-dah)
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San Francisco CA. Darold Petty garden. Photo by Eric Arneson.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Rhopalostylis
(rope-ah-low-STIH-lis)
Species:
baueri x sapida
(bow-EHR-ee) x (sah-PEE-dah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Oceania
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Rhopalostylis baueri is endemic to Kermadec Is., Norfolk Is., and Rhopalostylis sapida to Chatham Is., New Zealand North, New Zealand South.

San Francisco CA. Darold Petty garden. Photo by Eric Arneson.

Description

Culture

Comments and Curiosities

This is a tillering palm, it exhibits saxophone style root growth (it has a heel), keep top third of heel above soil elevation! Editing by edric.


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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