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This is a Hapaxanthic genus.

Etymology: Genus Name; Latin for the Malayan native name for
A form of Arenga engleri we are growing that was collected on Okinawa. So far it has grown larger than Arenga ryukyuensis, but not as large as Taiwan Arenga engleri. It also has much more upright leaves. H.P. Leu Gardens, Orlando, FL. 15 feet tall. Photo by Leu Gardens botanist Eric S.
the species; 'areng'.